Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1950
Number:19 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Jawaharlal (Pandit) Nehru
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1889
Year, Death:1964
Profession:First Prime Minister of independent India (1947-64)
City:Delhi
Country:INDIA (IN)
 
Motivation:Nehru established parliamentary government in India, and he had been one of the principal leaders of the independence movement. He was nominated for his neutralist foreign policy and for upholding the same principles as Gandhi.
 
Nominator:
Name: M Venkatarangaiya
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of Political Science
University:University of Bombay (now Mumbai)
City:Bombay (Mumbai)
Country:INDIA (IN)
 
Comments: Venkatarangaiya also nominated Radhakrishnan.
 

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