Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1930
Number:11 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Frank Billings Kellogg
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1856
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Former Secretary of State (1925-1929).
City:Washington, DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1929
 
Motivation:Kellogg was nominated for his contribution to the Briand-Kellogg Pact. The pact condemned the use of war as a solution of international conflicts.
 
Nominator:
Name:R L Wilbur
Gender:M
Profession:Secretary of Interior
City:Washington, DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: Many of the nominations in favour of Kellogg seems to have sprung from Wilbur's nomination. The Nobel Committee also received a number of nominations from people not entitled to nominate. In 1930 Kellogg received the Nobel Peace Prize for 1929.
 

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