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Nobel Peace Prize, 1901-1956

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1935 de Arteaga de Mello Franco De Mello Franco was nominated for his role as mediator in the conflict between Colombia and Peru. Show »
1935 Members of the Uruguayan Senate de Mello Franco De Mello Franco was nominated for his role as mediator in the conflict between Colombia and Peru. Show »
1938 The Uruguayan Government Hull Hull was nominated for his efforts to improve relations between the USA and Latin America. He encouraged détente and a spirit of peace on the American continent through his Pan-American policy, the so-called "Good Neighbor Policy". Hull also made efforts to establish a liberal economic policy and to remove international trade restrictions. Show »
1948 Guttierres Wallenberg Wallenberg was nominated for his efforts to rescue Hungarian Jews during World War II. In 1944 he established "protected houses" flying the flags of neutral countries, where Jews could be protected from deportation to concentration camps. He also distributed food and clothing to Jewish prisoners and tried to provide some of them with papers and money so that they could escape from the Nazis. Wallenberg advocated peace and humanitarianism through his work for Jewish refugees. Show »
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