|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||24 - 1|
|Profession:||Member of the Swedish parliament|
|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|
|Profession:||President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union/Member of the Swedish parliament|
|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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