Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1905
Number:11 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Gustave Moynier
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1826
Year, Death:1910
Profession:Jurist. Founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Motivation:Moynier was one of the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and he was nominated for his efforts to organize its work. He drafted the Geneva Convention. He was also one of the founders of the Institute of International Law.
 
Nominator:
Name:Richard Kleen
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Institute of International Law
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Comments: Kleen also nominated d'Estournelles de Constant and/or Sir Thomas Barclay, but Gustave Moynier was his primary choice.
 

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