|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||5 - 1|
|Name:||Chevalier Edouard Eugène F Descamps|
|Profession:||Professor of International Law. Senator.|
|City:||Leuven (Louvain Löwen)|
|Motivation:||Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement.|
|Profession:||Member of the Institute of International Law|
|Comments:||Lehr nominated both the Institute of International Law and Descamps, the former being his primary choice.|
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