|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||2 - 1|
|Profession:||Veteran peace worker. Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Commission of the Peace Bureau.|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1908|
|Name:||Chevalier Edouard Eugène F Descamps|
|Profession:||Professor of International Law|
|City:||Leuven (Louvain Löwen)|
|Motivation:||Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate. Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement.|
|Name:||Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner|
|Profession:||Author. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.|
|Comments:||Suttner nominated Chevalier E. Descamps alternatively together with Fredrik Bajer.|
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