Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1934
Number:3 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Sir Ralph Norman Angell Lane
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1872
Year, Death:1967
Profession:Journalist, editor, author and lecturer.
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1933
 
Motivation:Angell advocated peace, pacifism and international understanding. He had written "The Great Illusion" (1910), in which he claimed that it was an illusion that war could be profitable to a nation, and he maintained that this illusion was going to lead Europe into a state of war. Angell also wrote "America and The New World-State"(1912), "The World's Highway" (1916) and several other works. "The Unseen Assassins" (1932) described nationalism as the greatest threat to world peace.
 
Nominator:
Name:F. Seymour Cocks
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the British parliament
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: Angell was on the short list,but no new evaluation was requested. In 1934 Angell received the reserved Nobel Peace Prize for 1933.
 

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