Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

Year: 1921
Number: 12-1
The American Red Cross
National division of the International Committee of the Red Cross
Motivation: During World War I the American Red Cross estblished a special commission for Eastern Europe (later also a branch in Finland) in order to help refugees from Russia and to administer and distribute huge supplies of American provisions. The American Red Cross also provided homes for many of the refugees, and it expanded its field of activity through humanitarian relief work both in Siberia and Asia Minor.
The Finnish Goverment (R. Holsti)
(Minister of Foreign Affairs)
Evaluator 1:  
Ragnvald Moe
Comment: The nomination was made on behalf of the Finnish Government. According to the government there was no deserving individual this year.
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