Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1929
Number:15 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Giuseppe Motta
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1871
Year, Death:1940
Profession:Former president of Switzerland (1915, 1920. 1927)
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Motivation:Motta was the chief Swiss delegate to the League of Nations from 1920. He became Honorary President of the first League assembly (1920) and President of the fifth assembly (1924). Motta protected Swiss neutrality and advocated international law and arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name:Rud. Tschudy
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Swiss parliament
City:Glarus
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: Tschudy nominated Motta on behalf of several Swiss politicians and professors, including H. Walther (president of the national council), Wettstein and Max Huber (member of the International Institute of Law).
 

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