Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1902
Number:23 - 5
 
Nominee 1:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Élie Ducommun
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1833
Year, Death:1906
Profession:Veteran peace advocate. Honorary secretary of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1902
 
Motivation:The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations. Ducommun was the unpaid leader of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, and his work was therefore closely connected to it. He actively started working for peace in 1867 when he participated at the foundation of Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté. Ducommun advocated a pragmatic and practical approach to peace work, and he promoted international arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name:Émile Arnaud
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Lawyer. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Luzarches
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Comments: Arnaud nominatted the two nominees as independent candidates. His subsidiary suggestion was an equally divided prize between the two nominees.
 

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