|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||13 - 1|
|Name:||Thomas Woodrow Wilson|
|Country:||UNITED STATES (US)|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1919|
|Motivation:||Wilson advocated international law and arbitration. In January 1917 he had made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the belligerents to end the war, calling for a "peace without victory". After the USA had entered the war, Wilson outlined his view on a post-war settlement through his "Fourteen points". These became the guiding principles for the Paris Peace Conference (1919-20), and included the establishment of the League of Nations. However, Wilson failed to obtain ratification of the Treaty of Versailles, and the USA did not join the League of Nations.|
|Profession:||Prime Minister (1908-1910, 1913-1920).|
|City:||Kristiania (now Oslo)|
|Comments:||In 1920 Wilson received the reserved prize for 1919.|
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