Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:9 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name:John Theodor Lund
Year, Birth:1842
Year, Death:1913
Profession:Member of parliament. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1913).
Country:NORWAY (NO)
Nominee 2:
Name:Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1905
Motivation:Lund was a pioneer in Norwegian inter-parliamentary peace work, and he represented Norway at several international peace conferences. Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement.
Name:Philip James Stanhope
Profession:Member of the Council of the Inter-parliamentary Union.
Comments: Stanhope nominated both John Lund and Bertha von Suttner. The nomination was made on behalf of the British Inter-Parliamentary Group.

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