Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:7 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Jean Henry Dunant
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1828
Year, Death:1910
Profession:Founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1901
 
Motivation:Dunant was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross and he was the initiator of the Geneva Convention.
 
Nominator:
Name:Elias Sunde
Gender:M
Profession:Minister of Finance.
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Sunde endorsed a nomination initiated by Mrs. Liane Fyhn and the Alliance Universelle des Femmes Pour la Paix. Liane Fyhn emphasized the importance of the efforts conducted by Dunant and the Red Cross Committee.
 

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