Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:16 - 16
Name:Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
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.
Name:Baron Clemens von Pirquet
Profession:Physician. Member of the Council of the Interparliamentary Union.
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
Comments: Pirquet criticized the awards made earlier by the Norwegian Nobel Committee, especially the prize to Dunant (1901) and to the Institute of International Law.

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