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

Year: 1902
Number: 6-5
   
Nominee:  
Chevalier Edouard Eugène F Descamps
M
1847
1933
Professor of International Law
Louvain
Louvain
BE (BELGIUM)
   
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.
   
Nominator:
 
Auguste Marie François Beernaert
M
Jurist. Prime Minister
BE (BELGIUM)
   
Evaluation: No
   
Comment: Descamps was included on the shortlist, but no new evaluation was requested.
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