|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||46 - 1|
|Name:||The Nansen International Office for Refugees|
|Profession:||International aid organization established in 1931|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1938|
|Name:||The High Commission for Refugees|
|Profession:||Organization aimed at aiding refugees from Germany after the rise of Nazism in 1933|
|Country:||UNITED KINGDOM (GB)|
|Motivation:||The Nansen International Office for Refugees was nominated for its efforts and its display of worldwide humanitarianism and brotherhood. The High Commission for Refugees was nominated for its work to aid the increasing number of refugees fleeing from Germany after the rise of Nazi-Germany.|
|Profession:||Professor of History. Foreign Minister. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1919-1937, 1940-1942).|
|Comments:||Koht suggested primarily that an undivided prize was awarded the High Commission for Refugees. If this was not agreed upon by the Committee, he suggested that the prize was equally divided between the two nominees. Both the Nansen International Office for Refugees and the High Commission for Refugees were organizations initiated by the League of Nations. The former organization continuted Nansen's work (League of Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1921-30) after his death.|
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