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

Year: 1901
Number: 9-1
   
Nominee:  
Charles Albert Gobat
M
1843
1914
Lawyer, legislator, administrator. Secretary general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Bern
CH (SWITZERLAND)
Pea 1902 »
   
Motivation: Gobat was secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Bureau, which had been established at the Inter-Parliamentary Union's conference in 1892. He was the Union's leading administrator, organizing its meetings and publishing proceedings from its conferences. Gobat was particularly preoccupied with the idea of international arbitration, and he was central to the establishment of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 1899. He was also a member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
   
Nominator:
 
John Lund
M
Customs officer. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1912).
Kristiania (Oslo)
NO (NORWAY)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: John Lund also nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union and William Stead.
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