Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1928
Number:20 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:James Thomson Shotwell
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1874
Year, Death:1965
Profession:Historian and diplomat
University:Columbia University
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:Shotwell had worked for peace since he began working for the Carnegie Endowment. His major contribution was to edit the 150-volume "Economic and Social History of the World Wars", aimed at elucidating the economic effects of modern war. He served as an adviser to President Wilson in 1917, mainly on the political and historical aspects of potential postwar problems and he was a delegate to the Versailles Peace Conference. He contributed to the Geneva Protocol.
 
Nominator 1:
Name:C van Vollenhoven
Gender:M
Profession:Professors of International Law
University:Leiden University
City:Leiden
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Nominator 2:
Name:W.J.M. van Eysinga
Gender:M
Profession:Professors of International Law
University:Leiden University
City:Leiden
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Comments: Shotwell was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.
 

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