Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1909
Number:19 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Elihu Root
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1845
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Secretary of War (1899-1904). Secretary of State (1905-1909)
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1912
 
Motivation:Root was co-founder and president of "American Society of International law" (1906). Root persuaded Latin-American states to participate at the Second Hague Peace Conference (1907), and he also concluded treaties of arbitration with more than 20 nations.
 
Nominator 1:
Name:Oscar S Straus
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominator 2:
Name:George Gray
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: The nominators enclosed a detailed account of Root's career written by Andrew Carnegie, and also letters from Lord Weardale (Philip Stanhope)and Baron D'Estournelles de Constant.
 

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