|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||8 - 1|
|Name:||Mariano Hilario Cornejo|
|Profession:||Diplomat and jurist. Professor of Law and Sociology.|
|Motivation:||Cornejo worked for a peaceful solution to the conflicts between Bolivia and Paraguay, and between Peru and Colombia. He had written "La lutte pour la paix" (1933) and "L'équilibre des continents" (1932). Cornejo contributed greatly to international peace work, but mostly he advocated peace in Latin America.|
|Profession:||Member of the Norwegian parliament|
|Comments:||Ørbæk emphasized that it would be of utmost significance if the peace prize were given to a representative of the Latin American continent.|
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