Nomination Archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:22 - 2
Name:Baron José Maria da Silva Rio Branco (Paranhos Jr)
Year, Birth:1845
Year, Death:1912
Profession:Former Professor of History. Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs
City:Rio de Janeiro
Country:BRAZIL (BR)
Motivation:Nominated for his efforts to secure Brazil's borders through several boundary settlements and for his efforts to solve the conflicts between Brazil and its neighbouring countries. He also participated in the Brazilian abolitionist movement and he was directly engaged in 27 arbitration treaties.
Name:Carlos Peixoto de Mello
Profession:Member of the Brazilian parliament
Country:BRAZIL (BR)
Comments: The nomination was also signed by J. de Medeinos, member of the Brazilian parliament.

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