|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||15 - 3|
|Profession:||International law scholar|
|Country:||UNITED STATES (US)|
|Motivation:||Lemkin was nominated for his efforts to prevent genocide.|
|Profession:||Member of the Ecuadoran parliament|
|Comments:||Lemkin invented the word 'genocide' in 1943. In 1946 he managed to make the UN recognize genocide as an international crime.|
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