Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:7 - 9
 
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:Ole Anton Qvam
Gender:M
Profession:Minister of Justice.
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Qvam endorsed a nomination initiated by Landskvinnestemmerettsforeningen (National Association for Female Suffrage). Qvam's wife Fredrikke Marie was president of Landskvinnestemmerettsforeningen.
 

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