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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1913 Hanssen (Angell) Lane
Sundblad
Angell was nominated for his book "The Great Illusion" (1910). He claimed that it was an illusion that war could be profitable to a nation, and he also maintained that this illusion was going to lead Europe into a state of war. Sundblad had actively worked for peace since 1885 when he founded a local peace association in Sweden. Between 1887 and 1894 he raised money to support the newly founded Swedish Peace and Arbitration League. He was chairman of the council of this league 1887-1896. Sundblad published the journal "Ned med Vapnen" 1893-1897 and from 1897 he edited and published the journal "Fredsfanan". He advocated peace and co-operation. Show »
1913 Hanssen Carnegie Carnegie was nominated for his large donations to the peace movement ("to hasten the abolition of war"). He was chairman of the Peace Association in New York and initiator of the first national peace gathering in 1907. Carnegie had donated money to build three international "temples of peace", including the Palace of Peace at The Hague. He advocated arbitration and international peace work, and he wrote a number of articles on peace. Carnegie was also president of the Peace Society of New York. He founded "The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace" in 1910. Show »
1913 Hanssen Sundblad
(Angell) Lane
Sundblad had actively worked for peace since 1885 when he founded a local peace association in Sweden. Between 1887 and 1894 he raised money to support the newly founded Swedish Peace and Arbitration League. He was chairman of the council of this league 1887-1896. Sundblad published the journal "Ned med Vapnen" 1893-1897 and from 1897 he edited and published the journal "Fredsfanan". He advocated peace and co-operation. Angell was nominated for his book "The Great Illusion" (1910). He claimed that it was an illusion that war could be profitable to a nation, and he also maintained that this illusion was going to lead Europe into a state of war. Show »
1913 Hanssen The Danish Peace Association
The Norwegian Peace Association
The Swedish Peace and Arbitration League
Associations that originally advocated Nordic neutrality, international peace and arbitration. The Danish Peace Association was founded by Fredrik Bajer, the Norwegian Peace Association was founded by C. Bernhard Hanssen and the Swedish Peace and Arbitration League was founded by Klas Pontus Arnoldson. The associations organized Scandinavian peace conferences. Show »
1913 Hanssen The Norwegian Peace Association
The Danish Peace Association
The Swedish Peace and Arbitration League
Associations that originally advocated Nordic neutrality, international peace and arbitration. The Danish Peace Association was founded by Fredrik Bajer, the Norwegian Peace Association was founded by C. Bernhard Hanssen and the Swedish Peace and Arbitration League was founded by Klas Pontus Arnoldson. The associations organized Scandinavian peace conferences. Show »
1913 Hanssen The Swedish Peace and Arbitration League
The Danish Peace Association
The Norwegian Peace Association
Associations that originally advocated Nordic neutrality, international peace and arbitration. The Danish Peace Association was founded by Fredrik Bajer, the Norwegian Peace Association was founded by C. Bernhard Hanssen and the Swedish Peace and Arbitration League was founded by Klas Pontus Arnoldson. The associations organized Scandinavian peace conferences. Show »
1914 Hanssen Sundblad Sundblad had actively worked for peace since 1885 when he founded a local peace association in Sweden. Between 1887 and 1894 he raised money to support the newly founded Swedish Peace and Arbitration League. He was chairman of the council of this league 1887-1896. Sundblad published the journal "Ned med Vapnen" 1893-1897 and from 1897 he edited and published the journal "Fredsfanan". He advocated peace and co-operation. Show »
1915 Hanssen Sundblad Sundblad had actively worked for peace since 1885 when he founded a local peace association in Sweden. Between 1887 and 1894 he raised money to support the newly founded Swedish Peace and Arbitration League. He was chairman of the council of this league 1887-1896. Sundblad published the journal "Ned med Vapnen" 1893-1897 and from 1897 he edited and published the journal "Fredsfanan". He advocated peace and co-operation. Show »
1918 Hanssen The Nordic Peace Association (Nordisk Fredsforbund) C.B. Hanssen initiated the founding of the Nordic Peace Association in 1912. The Nordic Peace Association consisted of Nordic peace organizations. These organizations had since 1885 met on a regular basis, and they had developed some form of co-operation, but they needed a more formal and regulated structure. The charter of the Nordic Peace Association stated that its aim was to be the cornerstone in a world peace association that would work to secure peace by advocating international law and disarmament. Show »
1919 Hanssen Wilson Wilson advocated international law and arbitration. In January 1917 he had made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the belligerents to end the war, calling for a "peace without victory". After the USA had entered the war, Wilson outlined his view on a post-war settlement through his "Fourteen points". These became the guiding principles for the Paris Peace Conference (1919-20), and included the establishment of the League of Nations. However, Wilson failed to obtain ratification of the Treaty of Versailles, and the USA did not join the League of Nations. Show »
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