|Name:||Tobias Michael Carel Asser|
|Profession/Category:||International jurist. Cabinet Minister. Member of the Permanent Court of Arbritration.|
|Received prize:||Pea 1911 »|
|Name:||Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois|
|Profession/Category:||Senator (1905-1923). Former cabinet minister.|
|Received prize:||Pea 1920 »|
|Motivation:||Asser initiated the Conferences on International Private Law (Conférences de Droit international privé) at The Hague. He contributed to the founding of the Institute of International Law (Vice President 1875-1879, member of the Council 1902-1904 and Honorary member 1906) and he was a proponent of international law and arbitration.
Bourgeois was chairman of the French delegation to the Peace Conferences at The Hague in 1899 and 1907. He was a member of the French parliament's peace group, and he promoted international law and arbitration.
|Profession/Category:||Professor of Law. Member of the Institute of International Law|
|Comment:||Bourgeois was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.|