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

Year: 1901
Number: 7-1
   
Nominee:  
Jean Henry Dunant
M
1828
1910
Founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross
CH (SWITZERLAND)
Pea 1901 »
   
Motivation: Dunant was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross and he was the initiator of the Geneva Convention.
   
Nominator:
 
Bernhard Getz
M
Attourney General of Norway. Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1901).
Kristiania (Oslo)
NO (NORWAY)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Getz nominated Dunant twice. He himself nominated Dunant in February 1901, and in March he nominated Dunant on behalf of Norske Kvinders Sanitetsforening (The Norwegian Women's Sanitary Association).

Bernard Getz died in 1901. Jørgen Løvland became the new chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee and Hans Jacob Horst became a new member of the Committee. Getz died before the committee had reached its decision as to who would receive the peace prize.
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