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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1901 Kleen Moynier Moynier was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and he was nominated for his efforts to organize its work. He drafted the Geneva Convention. He was also one of the founders of the Institute of International Law. Show »
1901 Martin The International Committee of the Red Cross The International Committee of the Red Cross (Comité International de la Croix-Rouge) was founded in 1863 by Jean Henry Dunant. He initiated the negotiations that resulted in the Geneva Convention concerning the treatment of wounded soldiers (1864). Its aim was to help victims of war, both military personnel and civilians. Show »
1902 Kleen Moynier Moynier was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and he was nominated for his efforts to organize its work. He drafted the Geneva Convention. He was also one of the founders of the Institute of International Law. Show »
1903 Kleen Moynier Moynier was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and he was nominated for his efforts to organize its work. He drafted the Geneva Convention. He was also one of the founders of the Institute of International Law. Show »
1905 Kleen Moynier Moynier was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and he was nominated for his efforts to organize its work. He drafted the Geneva Convention. He was also one of the founders of the Institute of International Law. Show »
1915 Richet Comité Ador Committee that worked to reveal information about prisoners of war and soldiers and civilians who were missing because of the war. Gustav Ador (1845-1928), president of the International Red Cross (1910-1928), was chairman of the Ador Committee. Show »
1917 Hoffmann International Committee of the Red Cross The International Committee of the Red Cross (Comité International de la Croix-Rouge) was founded in 1863 by Jean Henry Dunant. He initiated the negotiations that resulted in the Geneva Convention concerning the treatment of wounded soldiers (1864). The Red Cross Committee was particularly active from 1914, trying to make the belligerents respect the Geneva convention. The Committee also set up an agency that provided information on prisoners of war. Show »
1917 Renault International Committee of the Red Cross The International Committee of the Red Cross (Comité International de la Croix-Rouge) was founded in 1863 by Jean Henry Dunant. He initiated the negotiations that resulted in the Geneva Convention concerning the treatment of wounded soldiers (1864). The Red Cross Committee was particularly active from 1914, trying to make the belligerents respect the Geneva convention. The Committee also set up an agency that provided information on prisoners of war. Show »
1918 21 members of the Swedish parliament Alliance Universelle des Unions chrétiennes des jeunes gens Show »
1918 Ekman Alliance Universelle des Unions chrétiennes des jeunes gens Show »
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