Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1912
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Sir Thomas Barclay
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1853
Year, Death:1941
Profession:Former journalist. Jurist. Political writer. Advocate of international law.
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Adolf Richter
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1839
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Professor. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Pforzheim
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Motivation:Barclay promoted arbitration, conciliation and international law. He was president of the British Chamber of Commerce 1899-1900. Barclay was a member of the Institute of International Law and deputy Chairman of the International Law Association. He worked to improve the relations between European countries in order to prevent war and to secure peace. Richter was chairman of the German Peace Association. One of the central figures of the early German peace movement. He attended international peace conferences and presided over the peace conference in Hamburg in 1897.
 
Nominator:
Name:Heinrich Harburger
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of Law. Member of the Institute of International Law.
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
 

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