Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1924
Number:15 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name:Edmund Dene Morel
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1873
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Journalist. Politician
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Motivation:Morel was nominated firstly for his work to protect indigenous African people during European imperialism and colonization, and secondly for his efforts to prevent an open conflict between Germany and France over colonial matters. Morel had become familiar with African geography, history, and commercial affairs while working as a clerk for a shipping company trading in West Africa. He brought this knowledge into the fields of journalism and committee work. On several occasions Morel criticized European administrations in Africa, and he led the British opposition to the Belgian misruling in Congo. Morel organized the The Congo Reform Association in 1904, of which he became Secretary. The main objective for Morel was to prevent future disputes and wars by improving the relations between Europeans and other peoples. Morel was a proponent of pacifism and internationalism, and Secretary of The Union of Democratic Control. He was an influential representative of the Labour Party in the British parliament.
 
Nominator 1:
Name: 2 members of the British parliament
Gender:M
Profession:Members of parliament
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 2:
Name:Ramsay MacDonald
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1866
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 3:
Name: Lord Parmoor
Gender:M
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 4:
Name:Arthur Henderson
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1863
Year, Death:1935
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 5:
Name:Philip Snowden
Gender:M
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 6:
Name:Ch. Trevelyan
Gender:M
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 7:
Name:T W Jowett
Gender:M
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 8:
Name:Arthur Ponsonby
Gender:M
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 9:
Name:Margaret Bondfield
Gender:F
Profession:Member of government
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominator 10:
Name:Raymond Beazley
Gender:M
Profession:Professor
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
 

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