Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1927
Number:8 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Max Huber
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1874
Year, Death:1960
Profession:Professor of International Law. President of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
University:University of Zurich
City:Zurich
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Giuseppe Motta
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1871
Year, Death:1940
Profession:President of Switzerland (1915, 1920, 1927)
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Motivation:Huber attended the second Hague Peace Conference in 1907 and he acted as legal advisor to the Swiss foreign minister 1918-1922. He represented Switzerland in the post-war negotiations with the Allied Powers and he was member of the Swiss delegation to the League of Nations 1920-1921. Huber was president of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague 1925-1927. He advocated international law and arbitration. Motta was the chief Swiss delegate to the League of Nations from 1920. He became Honorary President of the first League assembly (1920) and President of the fifth assembly (1924). Protector of Swiss neutrality.
 
Nominator:
Name:Albert Oeri
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:Basel
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
 

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