Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:12 - 2
Name:Léon Jouhaux
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1954
Profession:Veteran labor leader. Secretary general of the Confédération générale du travail.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1951
Motivation:Jouhaux was nominated for his efforts to advocate peace and reconciliation between the French and German working classes after World War I. He actively opposed the capitalist interests of the armament industry. He was also one of the founders of the International Labor Organization. The nominator emphasized the importance of Jouhaux work to organize and improve the economic and political situation of the working class and thereby to secure international peace.
Name:Louis Uytroever
Profession:Member of the Belgian parliament.
Country:BELGIUM (BE)

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