Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:9 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Charles Albert Gobat
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Lawyer, legislator, administrator. Secretary general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1902
 
Motivation:Gobat was secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Bureau, which had been established at the Inter-Parliamentary Union's conference in 1892. He was the Union's leading administrator, organizing its meetings and publishing proceedings from its conferences. Gobat was particularly preoccupied with the idea of international arbitration, and he was central to the establishment of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 1899. He was also a member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
 
Nominator:
Name:John Theodor Lund
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1842
Year, Death:1913
Profession:Customs officer. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1913).
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: John Lund also nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union and William Stead.
 

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