Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1903
Number:19 - 7
 
Nominee:
Name:Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
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.
 
Nominator:
Name:Johan Heinrich Chlumecky
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Austrian Parliament's Upper House (Herrenhaus).
City:Vienna
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
 
Comments: The nomination was made on behalf of three other members of the Austrian Upper House, the Minister of Commerce (von Call), 1 or 2 members of the Austrian Lower House (Abgeordnetenhaus) and 4 or 5 professors at the University of Vienna.
 

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