Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1907
Number:13 - 3
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Hodgson Pratt
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1824
Year, Death:1907
Profession:Honorary president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Fredrik Bajer
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1837
Year, Death:1922
Profession:Veteran peace worker. Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Commission of the Peace Bureau.
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1908
 
Motivation:Pratt was nominated for his effort to promote peace and arbitration. He contributed to the founding of the Permanent International Peace Bureau in 1891 and he was a member of its commission (until 1904). Pratt founded and presided over the International Arbitration and Peace Association. Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate.
 
Nominator:
Name:Adolf Richter
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1839
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Professor. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:Pforzheim
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Hodgson Pratt died in February 1907.
 

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