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

Year: 1911
Number: 6-2
   
Nominee 1:  
Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
M
1851
1925
Senator (1905-1923). Former cabinet minister.
Paris
FR (FRANCE)
Pea 1920 »
   
Nominee 2:  
Tobias Michael Carel Asser
M
1838
1913
International jurist. Cabinet Minister. Member of the Permanent Court of Arbritration.
The Hague
NL (NETHERLANDS)
Pea 1911 »
   
Motivation: Bourgeois was chairman of the French delegation to the Peace Conferences at The Hague in 1899 and 1907. He was a member of the French parliament's peace group, and he promoted international law and arbitration. Asser initiated the Conferences on International Private Law ( Conférences de Droit international privé) at the Hague. He contributed to the founding of the Institute of International Law (Vice President 1875-1879, member of the Council 1902-1904 and Honorary member 1906) and he promoted international law and arbitration.
   
Nominator:
 
Charles Lyon-Caen
M
Professor of Law. Member of the Institute of International Law.
Sorbonne
Paris
FR (FRANCE)
   
Evaluation:
   
Evaluator 1:  
Mikael Lie
M
   
Comment: Bourgeois was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.
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