Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1914
Number:6 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Karl Hjalmar Branting
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Member of the Swedish parliament. Founder and leader of the Swedish Socialist Party.
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1921
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The International Socialist Bureau (Bureau Socialiste International)
City:Brussels
 
Motivation:Branting promoted peace and anti-militarism. He contributed to the peaceful dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian Union in 1905 and worked to establish good relations between the two countries. Branting was one of the foremost members of the international social democratic movement and he exercised great influence on its peace work. The Bureau was the focal point of the international labor movement. It organized international meetings where peace was an important issue. In 1911 it contributed to turn public opinion against a possible European war over the Morocco conflict. In 1912 the Bureau organized an international labor congress in Basel in order to prevent an escalation of the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia.
 
Nominator:
Name: The Norwegian Parliament's Social Democratic Association
Profession:Members of the Norwegian parliament
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Branting was on the short list but no new evaluation was requested.
 

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