|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||18 - 3|
|Name:||Tomás Garrigue Masaryk|
|Profession:||President of Czechoslovakia (1918-1935)|
|Country:||CZECH REPUBLIC (CZ)|
|Motivation:||Masaryk promoted humanism, ethics, and pacifism. As a Czechoslovakian nationalist he fought to defend the Slav peoples against Austrian-Hungarian imperialism. He successfully acted as mediator between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1912. During World War I Masaryk advocated democratic rights and human liberation. He was the chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia.|
|Profession:||Member of the Council of the Permanent International Peace Bureau|
|Comments:||Masaryk was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.|
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