|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||16 - 2|
|Name:||Henri Marie La Fontaine|
|Profession:||Professor of International Law . Member of parliament (Senate). Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|University:||Free University of Brussels|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1913|
|Motivation:||La Fontaine was considered a true internationalist. He was president of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau and Secretary General for the Belgian Peace and Arbitration League. He also participated in the activities of the Inter-Parlimentary Union. Together with Paul Otlet he founded in 1907 the Union of International Associations. In 1912 he presided over the Geneva peace conference.|
|Name:||Alfred Hermann Fried|
|Profession:||Journalist. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1911.|
|Comments:||The nominator also nominated Richard Feldhaus, Elihu Root and Otto Umfried.|
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