Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:6 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name:Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Senator (1905-1923). Former cabinet minister.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920
Nominee 2:
Name:Friedrich Wilhelm Förster
Year, Birth:1869
Year, Death:1966
Profession:Professor of Mathematics
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Motivation:Bourgeois Chairman of the French delegation to the Peace Conferences at The Hague in 1899 and 1907. He was a member of the French parliament's peace group, and he promoted international law and arbitration. Förster produced numerous scientific works and promoted ethics, peace and international arbitration. He wanted to improve the relations between France and Germany. Förster initiated the first international "race congress" in London in 1911.
Name:Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d`Estournelles de Constant (Baron de Constant de Rébecque)
Year, Birth:1852
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Member of the French parliament. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1909.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Comments: Bourgeois was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.

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