Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1927
Number:3 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Ferdinand Edouard Buisson
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1841
Year, Death:1932
Profession:Former professor and education administrator. Legislator. President of the French Human Rights League.
University:Sorbonne
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1927
 
Motivation:Buisson attended several peace conferences, including the Geneva Conference in 1867 that had great influence on the development of the idea of peace. He promoted reconciliation and rapprochement between peoples, a matter of great importance considering the strained relationship between France and Germany. Buisson was founder and president of the League of Human Rights (Ligue des Droits de l'Homme).
 
Nominator:
Name:Charles Robert Richet
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1850
Year, Death:1935
Profession:Professor of Physiology. Member of the Commission of the International Peace Bureau.
University:University of Paris
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Comments: Buisson was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.
 

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