|Profession/Category:||Pioneer peace worker. Organizer of peace societies and congresses. Co-founder of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.|
|Received prize:||Pea 1901 »|
|Profession/Category:||Veteran peace worker. Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Commission of the Peace Bureau.|
|Received prize:||Pea 1908 »|
|Motivation:||Passy's career as a peace worker began in 1856 with his opposition to the Crimean War. In 1867 he founded the first French peace society (Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix). Passy promoted free trade, pacifism, international law and arbitration. As a member of parliament (1881-1889), Passy also contributed to the founding of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate.
|Profession/Category:||Member of the Norwegian parliament.|
|Name:||Christian Lous Lange|
|Comment:||Passy began working for peace during the Crimean War, but he did not involve himself more actively in peace work until 1867.
Hanssen was a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee from 1913 to 1939.