Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1935
Number:4 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1958
Profession:Member of the British parliament (House of Lords).
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1937
 
Motivation:Lord Cecil had worked for peace since World War I. He was one of the principal drafters of the League of Nations Covenant (1919), and he was one of the most loyal supporters of the League of Nations. Lord Cecil was also Chairman of the British "League of Nations Union", which he used to raise British public opinion in favour of the organization, of peace and international disarmament. He was member of the Council of the League of Nations and President of the Union of Associations of the League of Nations.
 
Nominator:
Name:Austen Chamberlain
Gender:M
Profession:Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1925.
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: Chamberlain circulated his nomination to a number of potential nominatotors ind Europe. Many of these sent letters expressing their support of the nomination. Lord Cecil had previously been evaluated in 1923, 1924, and 1925.
 

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