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Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1926
Number:19 - 7
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Ludwig Quidde
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1941
Profession:Veteran peace leader. Historian. Journalist. Chairman of the German Peace Society.
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1927
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Motivation:Quidde joined the German Peace Society in 1892 (chairman 1914-1929), and in 1894 he founded a peace association in Munich. He was a prominent advocate of peace and pacifism. From 1907 to 1919 Quidde was a liberal member of the Bavarian parliament and member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. In 1919 he joined the Democratic Party and from 1919 to 1920 he served as a member of the National Assembly. He denounced the German war-guilt clause of the Versailles Treaty and he opposed the revival of German militarism. He was chairman of the German Peace Cartel 1921-29. Quidde advocated German admittance to the League of Nations. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It advocated peace, pacifism and international law. During WWI the Peace Bureau helped prisoners of war and other victims of the war.
 
Nominator:
Name:Baron Eduard de Neufville
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Neufville suggested that the reserved prize for 1925 was awarded Quidde, while the prize for 1926 was awarded the Permanent International Peace Bureau. The Peace Bureau was his primary choice.
 

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