Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:20 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
Motivation:The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
Name:Charles Auguste Benjamin H Houzeau de Lehaie
Year, Birth:1832
Year, Death:1922
Profession:Member of the Belgian parliament
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
Comments: De Lehaie nominated both Bertha von Suttner and Fredrik Bajer, the former being his primary choice. If the prize was to be awarded an institution, he suggested the Permanent International Peace Bureau or the Interparliamentary Union.

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