|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||19 - 20|
|Profession:||Pioneer peace worker. Organizer of peace societies and congresses. Co-founder of the Interparliamentary Union.|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1901|
|Motivation:||Passy's career as a peace worker began in 1856 with his opposition to the Crimean War. In 1867 he founded the first French peace society (Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix). Passy promoted free trade, pacifism, international law and arbitration. As a member of parliament (1881-1889), Passy also contributed to the founding of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.|
|Profession:||Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|Comments:||Passy began working for peace during the Crimean War, but he did not involve himself more actively in peace work until 1867.|
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