Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1949
Number:4 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:René-Samuel Cassin
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1887
Year, Death:1976
Profession:Member of the UN Human Rights Commission, delegate to the General Assembly.
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1968
 
Motivation:Cassin was nominated for his contribution to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
 
Nominator:
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). Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1937.
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: Lord Cecil of Chelwood suggested a prize divided between Cassin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt was chairman of the Human Rights Commission and Cassin was vice-chairman.
 

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