Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1918
Number:9 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Carl Sundblad
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1849
Profession:Teacher, editor and publisher. Peace activist
City:Rönninge
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:T Sandstøl
Gender:M
Profession:Teacher
City:Stavanger
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Motivation:Sundblad had actively worked for peace since 1885 when he founded a local peace association in Sweden. Between 1887 and 1894 he raised money to support the newly founded Swedish Peace and Arbitration League. He was chairman of the council of this league 1887-1896. Sundblad published the journal "Ned med Vapnen" 1893-1897 and from 1897 he edited and published the journal "Fredsfanan". He advocated peace and co-operation. Sandstøl was member of Stavanger Peace Association. Author of several works on war and peace.
 
Nominator:
Name:N A Nilsson
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Doctor.
City:Örebro
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Comments: In addition to Sandstøl and Sundblad, the nominator suggested Léon Bourgeois as his primary choice.
 

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