Nomination Archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:3 - 3
Name:Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Senator. President of the Council of the League of Nations.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920
Motivation:Bourgeois headed the French delegation to The Hague Peace Conferences in 1899 and 1907, where he promoted cooperation among nations. Member of the peace group of the French parliament. He was a member of the Permanent Court of Justice at the Hague from 1903. Bourgeois was among the initiators of the League of Nations and was appointed France's representative to the League in 1919, where he was elected president of the council. Bourgeois was an ardent spokesman for disarmament, international law and obligatory arbitration.
Name:Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d`Estournelles de Constant (Baron de Constant de Rébecque)
Year, Birth:1852
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Member of the French parliament. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1909.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Comments: The nomination was supported by several French professors and politicians, among them Ferdinand Buisson, Ernest Lavisse, Charles Lyon-Caen and Théodor Ruyssen.

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