Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1916
Number:6 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Member of the French senate. Cabinet Minister
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920
 
Motivation:Bourgeois headed the French delegation to the Peace Conferences at The Hague in 1899 and 1907. Member of the French parliament's peace group. Promoted international law and arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name:N A Nilsson
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Doctor.
City:Örebro
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Comments: The nominator referred to the candidate's achievements at the 2nd World Peace Conference at The Hague.
 

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