Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1903
Number:24 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Nominee 2:
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
 
Motivation:The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. 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.
 
Nominator:
Name:Hans Jakob Horst
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1931
Profession:Rector. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1901-1931).
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Horst suggested both the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Permanent International Peace Bureau, the former being his primary choice. If the prize was to be awarded individuals, he suggested a prize divided between Cremer and Arnoldson. If this was not agreed upon by the Nobel Committee, he suggested a divided prize between Cremer and Bajer.
 

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