Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1923
Number:12 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:John Maynard Keynes
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1883
Year, Death:1946
Profession:Economist, journalist and financier.
University:University of Cambridge
City:Cambridge
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Motivation:Keynes was one of the most distinctive British economists. During World War I he served as a consultant in the British Treasury. Keynes accompanied Lloyd George to the Paris Peace Conference as an economic advisor. He opposed the Allied reparations policy, and he advocated a more liberal attitude towards the size and amount of the economic sanctions imposed on Germany. He criticized the Versailles Treaty in "The Economic Consequences of the Peace" (1919/1920).
 
Nominator 1:
Name:Walther Lotz
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of National Economy
University:University of Munich
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominator 2:
Name:Ad. Weber
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of National Economy
University:University of Munich
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominator 3:
Name:Georg Mayr
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of National Economy
University:University of Munich
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominator 4:
Name:O von Zwiedineck-Südenhorst
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of National Economy
University:University of Munich
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Keynes became so distressed by the harsh and unrealistic reparations policy that his health deteriorated and he resigned from his from his position as economic advisor to the Versailles Peace Congress.
 

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