Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1956
Number:19 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Jules Rimet
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1873
Year, Death:1956
Profession:French Sports Organizer
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Motivation:
 
Nominator:
Name:Robert Buron
Gender:M
Profession:M.P.
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Comments: Jules Rimet was President of the French Football Federation from 1919 to 1945 and of FIFA from 1921 to 1954. On Rimet's initiative the first Football World Cup was held in 1930.
 

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