|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||16 - 3|
|Name:||Henri Marie La Fontaine|
|Profession:||Professor of International Law . Member of parliament (Senate). Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1913|
|Profession:||Professor. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau|
|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. Richter was chairman of the German Peace Association. One of the central figures of the early German peace movement. He attended international peace conferences and presided over the peace conference in Hamburg in 1897.|
|Profession:||Lawyer. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|Comments:||Richter was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. The nominator suggested a divided prize between the two candidates. He also suggested that the prize for 1913 was divided between Ligue internationale de la Paix et de la Liberté and the Peace Society.|
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