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The Nomination Database for the Nobel Prize
in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 5-4
   
Nominee 1:  
Chevalier Edouard Eugène F Descamps
M
1847
1933
Professor of International Law
Louvain
Louvain
BE (BELGIUM)
   
Nominee 2:  
The Institute of International Law (Institut de Droit International)
Scientific society aimed at developing international law as a codified science.
Ghent
BE (BELGIUM)
Pea 1904 »
   
Motivation: Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement. The Institute of International Law was nominated for its work to draft the first international arbitration regulations, and for its efforts to establish a codification of the laws of war.

   
Nominator:
 
Ernest Lehr
M
Professor. Member of the Institute of International Law
Lausanne
CH (SWITZERLAND)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Lehr only wished to nominate the Institute of International Law on condition that the Nobel Committee decided to give the prize to an institution. If the Nobel Committee decided to give the prize to a person, then he wished to nominate Chevalier Descamps.
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