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

Year: 1902
Number: 6-1
   
Nominee:  
Élie Ducommun
M
1833
1906
Veteran peace advocate. Honorary secretary of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
CH (SWITZERLAND)
Pea 1902 »
   
Motivation: Ducommun was the unpaid leader of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and his work was therefore closely connected to it. He actively started working for peace in 1867 when he participated at the foundation of Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté. Ducommun advocated a pragmatic and practical approach to peace work, and he promoted international arbitration.
   
Nominator:
 
Jacques Novicow
M
Sociologist. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Odessa
UA (UKRAINE)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Odessa was part of Russia, then of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. In 1991 the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic declared independence and the name was changed to Ukraine. Odessa is the admministrative center of southwestern Ukraine.
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