Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1930
Number:3 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name:Nicholas Murray Butler
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1862
Year, Death:1947
Profession:Professor of Philosophy. President of Columbia University. President of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
University:Columbia University
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1931
 
Motivation:Butler advocated peace, international cooperation and arbitration. He supported the Briand-Kellogg Pact, and he promoted international understanding. Butler also assisted in the establishment of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, of which he was a trustee and later president (1925-45).
 
Nominator:
Name:Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1863
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Foreign Secretary (1924-1929). Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1925.
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: Chamberlain supported the nomination made by Elihu Root and J.B. Scott.
 

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