Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1945
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1874
Year, Death:1965
Profession:Prime Minister of Great Britain
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1953
 
Motivation:Churchill was nominated for his efforts to end World War II.
 
Nominator:
Name:Halvdan Koht
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1873
Year, Death:1965
Profession:Historian and former foreign minister. Former member of the Nobel Committee (1919-1937, 1940-1942)
University:University of Oslo
City:Oslo
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: The nominations made in 1944 and 1945 were valid for both the reserved prize for 1944 and for the 1945 prize. Koht nominated Cordell Hull for the peace prize, but he also mentioned seven other candidates that were qualified for the peace prize. However, he did not explicitly nominate any of them. The persons mentioned were: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston S. Churchill, Anthony Eden, Josef Stalin, Max Litvinov, Edvard Benes, Jan Smuts.
 

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