Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:6 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Élie Ducommun
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1833
Year, Death:1906
Profession:Veteran peace advocate. Honorary secretary of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1902
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office for coordination of peace activities.
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Motivation:Ducommun was the unpaid leader of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and his work was therefore closely connected to it. He actively started working for peace in 1867 when he participated at the foundation of Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté. Ducommun advocated a pragmatic and practical approach to peace work, and he promoted international arbitration. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
 
Nominator:
Name:Ludwig Stein
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of Philosophy. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
University:University of Bern
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: Stein nominated the Permanent International Peace Bureau as his first choice.
 

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