Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1936
Number:9 - 4
 
Nominee:
Name:Baron Pierre de Coubertin
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1863
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Founder of the modern Olympic Games. Educator (physical education).
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Motivation:Coubertin was nominated for his efforts to diminish world tensions by reviving and arranging international Olympic Games for amateur athletes in 1894 onwards. He initiated the founding of the International Olympic Committee, and he was its second president (1896-1925).
 
Nominator:
Name:Jules de Muzsa
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Hungarian Senate
Country:HUNGARY (HU)
 
 

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