Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1908
Number:10 - 5
 
Nominee:
Name:Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d`Estournelles de Constant (Baron de Constant de Rébecque)
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1852
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Former diplomat. Member of the French parliament. Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague.
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1909
 
Motivation:D'Estournelles represented France at The Hague Peace Conference in 1899. He attempted to get acceptance for the principle of compulsory arbitration, but this was not possible. After the conference he strongly promoted the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and he founded the French Groupe de l'Arbitrage in 1903. D'Estournelles advocated Franco-German conciliation and wanted a European federation. In 1905 he founded Conciliation Internationale, a network of peace workers aimed at influencing public opinion. At the second conference at The Hague in 1907, d'Estournelles continued his work to strengthen international arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name:Theodore Roosevelt
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1919
Profession:President. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1906.
City:Washington, DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: Full name: Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet, Baron d'Estournelles de Constant de Rébecque.
 

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