Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1923
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Axel Theodor Adelswärd
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1929
Profession:Member of the Swedish Parliament.
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Hans Jakob Horst
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1931
Profession:Educator. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1901-1931).
University:University of Kristiania (now Oslo)
City:Oslo
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Motivation:Adelswärd was chairman of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group, and he was president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (1922-1928). He advocated democracy, peace and international cooperation. Horst represented the Norwegian parliament at the first Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in 1890. He was chairman of the Norwegian Peace Association and a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague.
 
Nominator:
Name:Edvard Wavrinsky
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Comments: The nominator suggested that the prize either could be awarded one of the two nominees, or it could be equally divided between them.
 

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