|Name:||William Thomas Stead|
|Profession/Category:||Journalist, author and publisher.|
|Country:||GB (UNITED KINGDOM)|
|Motivation:||Stead promoted peace and international arbitration. He attended several peace conferences, including The Hague (1899) and Kristiania (1899). Stead instigated the so-called "Peace Crusade" in England and Scotland, and he published the journal "War against war". He believed that the best guarantee for world peace would be a peace treaty between Great Britain and Russia. Stead also agitated vigorously against the Boer War.|
|Profession/Category:||Customs officer. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1913)|
|Name:||Christian Lous Lange|
|Comment:||John Lund also nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Albert Gobat.
Stead was a passenger on the British transatlantic liner Titanic when the ship struck an iceberg and sank in 1912, and he was one of the approximately 1,500 passengers who perished.