Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1905
Number:16 - 14
 
Nominee:
Name:Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Vienna
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1905
 
Motivation:Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement.
 
Nominator:
Name:Léon de Montluc
Gender:M
Profession:Professor. Member of the Institute of International Law
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Comments: Montluc nominated both Hodgson Pratt and Bertha von Suttner, the former being his first choice.
 

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