Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:24 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name:Edvard Wavrinsky
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Member of the Swedish parliament
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Nominee 2:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Motivation:Wavrinsky was nominated for his contribution to the peaceful dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian Union in 1905. He was chairman of the Swedish Peace and Arbitration League, and he contributed to the founding of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group. During World War I he supported Wilson's plans for a League of Nations, but he emphasized the importance of a democratic and parliamentary basis for such a league. The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences.
Name:Axel Theodor Adelswärd
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1929
Profession:President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union/Member of the Swedish parliament
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Comments: Wavrinsky was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. The nomination was submitted by Adelswärd (Chairman of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group) on behalf of the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group.

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