Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1945
Number:4 - 2
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Cordell Hull
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1871
Year, Death:1955
Profession:Secretary of State (1933-44).
City:Washington, DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1945
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The International Committee of the Red Cross
Profession:NGO aimed at aiding victims of war and ensuring observance of humanitarian law
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1917
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1963
 
Motivation:Hull was nominated for his work as US Secretary of State. Before the war he had worked for better relations with Latin America and to reduce international trade restrictions. Most important to the nominator was, however, Hull's contribution in the founding of the United Nations. He was crucial to the process that led to the Dumbarton Oaks proposal for a new world organization in 1944. The Red Cross was nominated for its efforts to further solidarity, brotherhood and humanity through its work for injured soldiers and prisoners of war.
 
Nominator:
Name:Philip Noel-Baker
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1889
Year, Death:1982
Profession:Professor of International Relations. Member of the British parliament.
University:University of London
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: The nominations made in 1944 and 1945 were valid for both the reserved prize for 1944 and for the 1945 prize. Philip Noel-Baker received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959.
 

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