Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1904
Number:2 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Fredrik Bajer
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1837
Year, Death:1922
Profession:Veteran peace worker. Member of the Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Commission of the Peace Bureau.
Country:DENMARK (DK)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1908
 
Motivation:Bajer promoted Nordic neutrality and brotherhood. He was one of the initiators and founders of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and he was the first president of the Peace Bureau. Bajer was also member of the council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. He organized peace work both in Denmark and internationally, both popular peace movements and parliamentary peace work. Bajer was Scandinavia's most prominent peace advocate.
 
Nominator:
Name:Gaston Moch
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1859
Year, Death:1935
Profession:Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Comments: Gaston Moch nominated both Bertha von Suttner and Fredrik Bajer, the former being his primary choice. Moch nominated Bajer in case of a divided prize.
 

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