Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1954
Number:9 - 2
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Jawaharlal (Pandit) Nehru
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1889
Year, Death:1964
Profession:First prime minister of independent India (1947-1964)
City:Delhi
Country:INDIA (IN)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Clement Richard Lord Attlee
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1883
Year, Death:1967
Profession:Politician, Prime Minister (1945-1951)
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Motivation:Nehru established parliamentary government in India, and he had been one of the principal leaders of the independence movement. He was nominated for his neutralist foreign policy and for upholding the same principles as Gandhi.
 
Nominator:
Name:Jens Arup Seip
Gender:M
Profession:Professor, Consultant for the Norwegian Nobel Committee
City:Oslo
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Was also evaluated in 1950 and 1951. August Schou also wrote an additonal evaluation in 1953
 

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