Nomination Archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:3 - 1
Name:Ralph Johnson Bunche
Year, Birth:1904
Year, Death:1971
Profession:Professor and social scientist. Director of the UN Trusteeship Department. Acting mediator in Palestine 1948.
City:New York
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1950
Motivation:Bunche was nominated for his successful mediation in the first Arab-Israeli war (1948-1949). He made the conflicting parties agree to an armistice in 1949. The nominators also emphasized the fact that Bunche was colored, and that the Nobel Committee would contribute to peace itself by awarding the Peace Prize to him.
Name:Finn Moe
Profession:Members of the Norwegian parliament
Country:NORWAY (NO)
Comments: Co-nominator: Herman Smitt Engebretsen acted as a substitute member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 1946.

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