Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1939
Number:1 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Sir Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1857
Year, Death:1941
Profession:Army officer. Founder of the Boy Scouts movement.
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Motivation:Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts movement in 1907 and he organized the movement internationally. He and his sister Agnes founded the Girl Guides in 1910 (in the US Girls Scouts from 1912). In 1916 Baden-Powell organized the Wolf Cubs in Great Britain (Cub Scouts in the US) for boys under the age of 11. The nominators emphasized the brotherly mentality and the non-militaristic character of the movement.
 
Nominator:
Name:Count Yosinori Hutara
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Japanese parliament. Member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
City:Tokyo
Country:JAPAN (JP)
 
Comments: Count Hutara was the leader of the Japanese Boy Scouts Movement.
 

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