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

Year Nominator Nominee(s) Motivation  
1910 Rehm Fried Fried founded the journal "Die Waffen Nieder" in 1891, and he established the German Peace Society (Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft) in 1892. He also published "Monatliche Friedenskorrespondenz" and edited "Die Friedenswarte". Fried promoted international law, pacifism and disarmament, and he worked closely with Bertha von Suttner. Author of the books "Pan-Amerika" and "Der Kaiser und der Weltfrieden". Show »
1914 5 members of the Elsass-Lothringen parliament (Second Chamber) Umfrid Umfried was chairman of the Stuttgart Peace Society and vice-president of the German Peace Society. He worked hard to change the attitude of the German evangelical clergy towards peace. He wrote and published numerous articles on peace. His major work was "Europa den Europäern. Politische Ketzereien". Show »
1914 Rehm Umfrid Umfried was chairman of the Stuttgart Peace Society and vice-president of the German Peace Society. He worked hard to change the attitude of the German evangelical clergy towards peace. He wrote and published numerous articles on peace. His major work was "Europa den Europäern. Politische Ketzereien". Show »
1925 Redslob Weiss Weiss was nominated for his contribution to the development of international law, mainly through his extensive scientific writings on international civil law. He promoted mediation, a permanent international court of arbitration and sanctions in order to observe the rules of international law. Weiss was member of several juridical associations, including Institut de France, Institut de Droit International, and the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Show »
1931 Professors of Philosophy and History at the University of Strasbourg Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer was nominated for his humanitarian work on a religious basis. Originally a student of theology and philosophy, he entered medical school in 1905 in order to qualify as a mission doctor in Gabon, at the time part of French Equatorial Africa. In 1913 he arrived at Lambaréné where he and his wife set up a hospital. He spent most of his life at Lambaréné, although he was still preoccupied with philosophical problems. His most significant contribution in this respect was the book "The Philosophy of Civilization" (1923), in which he developed the concept "reverence for life" as a universal principle of ethics. He also made efforts to promote Franco-German reconciliaton. Show »
1933 Kiener Kiehl Show »
1936 9 Professors of History, Law and Philosophy at the University of Strasbourg Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer was nominated for his humanitarian work on a religious basis. Originally a student of theology and philosophy, he entered medical school in 1905 in order to qualify as a mission doctor in Gabon, at the time part of French Equatorial Africa. In 1913 he arrived at Lambaréné where he and his wife set up a hospital. He spent most of his life at Lambaréné, although he was still preoccupied with philosophical problems. His most significant contribution in this respect was the book "The Philosophy of Civilization" (1923), in which he developed the concept "reverence for life" as a universal principle of ethics. He also made efforts to promote Franco-German reconciliaton. Show »
1947 Lagache Zimmern Zimmern was an important contributor to the founding of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Show »
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