Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:4 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name:Tobias Michael Carel Asser
Year, Birth:1838
Year, Death:1913
Profession:International jurist. Cabinet Minister. Member of the Permanent Court of Arbritration.
City:The Hague
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1911
Nominee 2:
Name:Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Senator (1905-1923). Former cabinet minister.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920
Motivation:Asser initiated the Conferences on International Private Law (Conférences de Droit international privé) at The Hague. He contributed to the founding of the Institute of International Law (Vice President 1875-1879, member of the Council 1902-1904 and Honorary member 1906) and he was a proponent of international law and arbitration. Bourgeois was chairman of the French delegation to the Peace Conferences at The Hague in 1899 and 1907. He was a member of the French parliament's peace group, and he promoted international law and arbitration.
Name:Charles Lyon-Caen
Profession:Professor of Law. Member of the Institute of International Law
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Comments: Bourgeois was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.

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