Nomination Archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:10 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name:Carl Albert Lindhagen
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1946
Profession:Mayor of Stockholm. Member of the Swedish parliament 1897-1917, 1919-1940.
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Nominee 2:
Name:Ludwig Quidde
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1941
Profession:Veteran peace leader. Historian. Journalist. Chairman of the German Peace Society.
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1927
Nominee 3:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Motivation:Lindhagen supported female suffrage and social reform, and he advocated disarmament and international co-operation based on international law. He actively worked for a joint Scandiavian effort to promote international civil law. Lindhagen was a prominent member of the radical peace movement. Quidde joined the German Peace Society in 1892 (chairman 1914-1929), and in 1894 he founded a peace association in Munich. He was a prominent advocate of peace and pacifism. From 1907 to 1919 Quidde was a liberal member of the Bavarian parliament and member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. In 1919 he joined the Democratic Party and from 1919 to 1920 he served as a member of the National Assembly. He denounced the German war-guilt clause of the Versailles Treaty and he opposed the revival of German militarism. He was chairman of the German Peace Cartel 1921-29. Quidde advocated German admittance to the League of Nations. The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments.
Name:Axel Theodor Adelswärd
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1929
Profession:President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Member of the Swedish parliament.
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Comments: Lindhagen was one of legal advisor to the Alfred Nobel estate; in effect he became an associate executor. He also drafted the Nobel Foundation Charter in 1899. The nomination was made by Adelswärd (Chairman of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group) on behalf of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group. The Inter-Parliamentary Union was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.

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