|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||19 - 1|
|Name:||Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner|
|Profession:||Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|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 Inter-Parliamentary Union.|
|Comments:||Freiherr von Pirquet also nominated Cremer, Descamps, Gobat and Lund. The nomination was later supported by Ernest Plener (Member of the Austrian Parliament).|
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