Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1902
Number:21 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Lev Nikolaevich (Leo) Tolstoy
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1828
Year, Death:1910
Profession:Author
Country:RUSSIAN FEDERATION (RU)
 
Motivation:Tolstoy was nominated for his literary works, especially his later hilosophical and religious books). He promoted peace and anti-militarism.
 
Nominator:
Name:Max Lehmann
Gender:M
Profession:Professor
City:Göttingen
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Tolstoy did not wish to receive a Nobel Prize. He stated that he would decline if he was awarded a prize.
 

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