|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||6 - 1|
|Name:||Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Viscount Cecil of Chelwood|
|Profession:||Jurist and member of the British parliament (House of Commons).|
|Country:||UNITED KINGDOM (GB)|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1937|
|Motivation:||Lord Cecil was one of the principal drafters of the League of Nations Covenant (1919). He contributed greatly to the establishment of the League's institutions and he took a leading role in the its activities. Already in 1916 he had begun to draw up an international peacekeeping agreement, and in 1919, when he attended the Paris Peace Conference, his ideas proved generally compatible with those of President Woodrow Wilson.|
|Profession:||Arctic explorer, professor of oceanography, and humanitarian|
|City:||Kristiania (now Oslo)|
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