Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1930
Number:14 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Salmon Oliver Levinson
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1865
Year, Death:1941
Profession:Lawyer and peace activist
City:Chicago
State:IL
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:Levinson originated and publicized the "outlawry of war" movement in the United States, and in 1918 he argued that violence committed by nation-states ought to be declared illegal. He assisted in drafting the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928. It condemned war as a tool of national diplomacy.
 
Nominator:
Name:John Dewey
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1859
Year, Death:1952
Profession:Professor of Philosophy
University:Columbia University
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
 

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