Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1915
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Sir Ralph Norman Angell Lane
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1872
Year, Death:1967
Profession:Journalist, editor, author and lecturer.
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1933
 
Motivation:Angell was nominated for his book "The Great Illusion" (1910). He claimed that it was an illusion that war could be profitable to a nation, and he also maintained that this illusion was going to lead Europe into a state of war.
 
Nominator:
Name: Three professors of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow
Gender:M
Profession:Professors of Philosophy
University:University of Glasgow
City:Glasgow
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: The nominators were R. Latta, Robert A. Duff and Henry Jones, all of them professors of philosophy at the UniversitY of Glasgow. They nominated Angell for the prize of 1914, but the nomination letter was sent after the 1st of February.
 

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