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in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 26-8
   
Nominee:  
Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
F
1843
1914
Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Vienna
AT (AUSTRIA)
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Motivation: Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement.
   
Nominator:
 
Heinrich Lammasch
M
Professor of Law. Pacifist. Member of the Institute of International Law.
Vienna
Vienna
AT (AUSTRIA)
   
Evaluation: No
   
Comment: Lammasch wanted the Norwegian Nobel Committee to bestow an honorary peace award on Czar Nikolai II of Russia for his initiative that resulted in the 1899 Hague Peace Conference. In addition, Lammasch wished that the Nobel Committee would divide the prize money between some worthy peace workers, namely William Randall Cremer, Frédéric Passy and Bertha von Suttner.
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