Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:9 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name:Hans Jakob Horst
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1931
Profession:Educator. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1901-1931).
University:Kristiania University
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
Nominee 2:
Name:Axel Theodor Adelswärd
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1929
Profession:Member of the Swedish parliament.
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Motivation:Horst represented the Norwegian parliament at the first Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in 1890. He was chairman of the Norwegian Peace Association and a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Adelswärd was chairman of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group, and he was president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (1922-1928). He advocated democracy, peace and international cooperation.
Name:Edvard Wavrinsky
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Comments: The nominator suggested that the prize either could be awarded one of the two nominees, or it could be equally divided between them.

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