Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:7 - 6
 
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:Samuel Baart de la Faille
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:The Hague
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Comments: Dr. de la Faille wanted to draw the Norwegian Nobel Committee's attention to the following candidates as worthy recipients of the peace prize: 1. the International Peace Bureau and Ducommun 2. Passy 3. Dunant 4. Suttner 5. Bloch 6. ten Kate.
 

To cite this section
MLA style: Nomination Archive. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2021. Fri. 15 Oct 2021. <https://www.nobelprize.org/nomination/archive/show.php?id=2650>