Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:7 - 7
 
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: 24 members of the Württemberg parliament (House of Deputies)
Profession:Members of Parliament
City:Stuttgart
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: The nominators also wished to promote the candidacies of Dr. Adolf Richter, chairman of the Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft, and Stadtpharrer Umfrid, deputy chaiman of the Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft.
 

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