Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1938
Number:16 - 4
 
Nominee:
Name:Léon Jouhaux
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1954
Profession:Veteran labor leader. Secretary general of the Confédération générale du travail.
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1951
 
Motivation:Jouhaux was nominated for his efforts to advocate peace and reconciliation between the French and German working classes after World War I. He actively opposed the capitalist interests of the armament industry. He was also one of the founders of the International Labor Organization.
 
Nominator:
Name:E Kupers
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Dutch parliament
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Comments: The nominator was Chairman of the Dutch branche of C.G.T. (Confédération Générale du Travail; General Confederation of Labour).
 

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