|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||18 - 1|
|Profession:||Professor. Member of the Commission of the permanent International Peace Bureau|
|Profession:||Pastor. Chairman of the Stuttgart branch of the Deusche Friedensgesellschaft|
|Motivation:||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. Umfried was chairman of the Stuttgart Peace Society and vice-president of the German Peace Society. He worked hard to change the attitude of the German evangelical clergy towards peace. He wrote and published numerous articles on peace. His major work was "Europa den Europäern. Politische Ketzereien".|
|Name:||Baron Eduard de Neufville|
|Profession:||Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau|
|Comments:||Richter was also on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. Adolf Richter died August 13, 1914. Most of the nominations in favor of Umfrid seemed to be based on a circular initiated by Alfred Hermann Fried. The nominators especially emphasized that Umfrid recently went blind and that he also had had to resign from office.|
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