Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1902
Number:2 - 4
 
Nominee 1:
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.
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1908
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office for coordination of peace activities.
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
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. 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:Knut Wicksell
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of Political Economy
University:Lund University
City:Lund
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Comments: The nominator suggested a divided prize between the two nominees. Bajer was one of the founders of the Peace Bureau.
 

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