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in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 19-8
   
Nominee:  
Frédéric Passy
M
1822
1912
Pioneer peace worker. Organizer of peace societies and congresses. Co-founder of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Neuilly-sur-Seine
FR (FRANCE)
Pea 1901 »
   
Motivation: Passy's career as a peace worker began in 1856 with his opposition to the Crimean War. In 1867 he founded the first French peace society (Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix). Passy promoted free trade, pacifism, international law and arbitration. As a member of parliament (1881-1889), Passy also contributed to the founding of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
   
Nominator:
 
Magalhães Lima
M
Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Lisbon
PT (PORTUGAL)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
M
   
Comment: Lima nominated Passy on behalf of Liga Portugueza de Paz.

Passy began working for peace during the Crimean War, but he did not involve himself more actively in peace work until 1867.
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