Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1928
Number:13 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Tomás Garrigue Masaryk
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1850
Year, Death:1937
Profession:President of Czechoslovakia (1918-1935).
University:Prague
City:Prague
Country:CZECH REPUBLIC (CZ)
 
Motivation:Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia.
 
Nominator:
Name:Ludwig Quidde
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1941
Profession:Historian. Member of Parliament. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1927.
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Quidde nominated Addams as his primary choice. He did not want the prize to be divided.
 

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