|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||6 - 2|
|Name:||Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois|
|Profession:||Senator (1905-1923). Former cabinet minister.|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920|
|Name:||Tobias Michael Carel Asser|
|Profession:||International jurist. Cabinet Minister. Member of the Permanent Court of Arbritration.|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1911|
|Motivation:||Bourgeois was 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. Asser initiated the Conferences on International Private Law ( Conférences de Droit international privé) at the Hague. He contributed to the founding of the Institute of International Law (Vice President 1875-1879, member of the Council 1902-1904 and Honorary member 1906) and he promoted international law and arbitration.|
|Profession:||Professor of Law. Member of the Institute of International Law.|
|Comments:||Bourgeois was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.|
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