Nomination Archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:41 - 3
Name:Walther Adrian Schücking
Year, Birth:1875
Year, Death:1935
Profession:Professor of Law. Member of the Permanent Court of International Justice.
University:Philipps University of Marburg
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Motivation:Schücking promoted international law and arbitration. He had been associated with the Institute of International Law since 1910. After WWI Schücking became a leading member of the "Deutsche Liga für den Völkervorbund" and he worked primarily on a draft of a covenant for the League of Nations. He was a member of the German delegation to the Versailles peace negotiations. In 1919 Schücking initiated the founding of a new German Inter-Parliamentary Group, over which he presided. He was also a member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Name:Adolf Heilberg
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:Breslau (Wrocław)
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Comments: Schücking was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. Breslau was part of Germany. In August 1945 Breslau became part of Poland and the name was changed to Wroclaw.