Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1902
Number:1 - 4
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Klas Pontus Arnoldson
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1844
Year, Death:1916
Profession:Veteran peace activist. Author, orator and peace society leader.
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1908
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Fredrik Bajer
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1837
Year, Death:1922
Profession:Veteran peace worker. Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Commission of the Peace Bureau.
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1908
 
Motivation:Arnoldson was nominated for his book "Seklernas hopp" about peace, the peace movement and peace workers. He was one of the founders of the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society, and he carried on a vigorous campaign for arbitration in his writings. Arnoldson produced substantial works on religion and peace. Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate.
 
Nominator 1:
Name:Bernhard Hanssen
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Norwegian parliament
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Nominator 2:
Name:J J Svendabøe
Profession:Member of the Norwegian parliament
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Nominator 3:
Name:Thore Myrvang
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Norwegian parliament
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: The nominators suggested a divided prize between the two nominees.
 

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