Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1955
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Clement Richard Lord Attlee
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1883
Year, Death:1967
Profession:Politician, Prime Minister (1945-51)
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Motivation:For his work for peace and his support to the League of Nations before 1939 and to the United Nations since 1945.
 
Nominator:
Name:David R. Grenfell
Gender:M
Profession:MP
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: It was Mr. Attlee who first proposed that the United Nations should prepare a scheme for the total abolition of atomic weapons, and for an international authority to ensure that atomic energy was used only for peaceful purposes.
 

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