|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||19 - 1|
|Name:||William Thomas Stead|
|Profession:||Journalist, author and publisher.|
|Country:||UNITED KINGDOM (GB)|
|Motivation:||Stead promoted peace and international arbitration. He attended several peace conferences, including The Hague (1899) and Kristiania (1899). Stead instigated the so-called "Peace Crusade" in England and Scotland, and he published the journal "War against war". He believed that the best guarantee for world peace would be a peace treaty between Great Britain and Russia. Stead also agitated vigorously against the Boer War.|
|Name:||John Theodor Lund|
|Profession:||Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1913).|
|City:||Kristiania (now Oslo)|
|Comments:||Stead was included on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. Stead was passenger on the Titanic when the ship struck an iceberg and sank in 1912. He was one of the approximately 1,500 passengers who perished.|
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