|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||8 - 1|
|Name:||Henri Marie La Fontaine|
|Profession:||Professor of International Law . Member of parliament (Senate). Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|University:||Free University of Brussels|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1913|
|Profession:||Lawyer. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|Motivation:||La Fontaine was considered a true internationalist. He was president of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau and Secretary General for the Belgian Peace and Arbitration League. He also participated in the activities of the Inter-Parlimentary Union. Together with Paul Otlet he founded in 1907 the Union of International Associations. Arnaud promoted international law, arbitration and pacifism both in France and in the international peace movement. President of "Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté" and editor-in-chief of the journal "Les Etats Unis d'Europe" from 1891. Vice-president of the French delegation to several international peace conferences initiated by the International Peace Bureau.|
|Profession:||Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
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