The Red Cross was nominated for its efforts to further solidarity, brotherhood and humanity through its work for injured soldiers and prisoners of war.
Hull was nominated for his work as US Secretary of State. Before the war he had worked for better relations with Latin America and to reduce international trade restrictions. Most important to the nominator was, however, Hull's contribution in the founding of the United Nations. He was crucial to the process that led to the Dumbarton Oaks proposal for a new world organization in 1944.
Former professor of International Relations. Member of parliament
University of London
UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
The nominations made in 1944 and 1945 were valid for the reserved prize for 1944 and for the 1945 peace prize.
Jean Henri Dunant, cowinner of the first Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, was the founder of the Red Cross.
Philip Noel-Baker received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959.