Nomination Archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:24 - 2
Nominee 1:
Name:Gustav Stresemann
Year, Birth:1878
Year, Death:1929
Profession:Former Chancellor (1923). Foreign Minister (1923, 1924-29).
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1926
Nominee 2:
Name:Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain
Year, Birth:1863
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Foreign Secretary (1924 - 1929).
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1925
Nominee 3:
Name:Aristide Pierre Henri Briand
Year, Birth:1862
Year, Death:1932
Profession:Jurist and journalist. Member of parliament. Prime Minister. Foreign Minister
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1926
Motivation:Briand (Socialist), Chamberlain (Conservative) and Stresemann (National Liberal; largely responsible for restoring the international status of Germany) were nominated for their efforts to conclude the Locarno Pact in 1925. The Locarno Pact sought to normalize relations between Germany and its former enemies. It intended to secure peace in western Europe by eliminating the possibility of border disputes involving Germany, whereby Germany, France, Belgium, Great Britain and Italy mutually guaranteed peace in western Europe. Advocates of reconciliation and arbitration.
Name:Frederik Nikolai Valdemar Beichmann
Year, Birth:1859
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Member of the Institute of International Law/ Chief Justice in Trondheim.
Country:NORWAY (NO)
Comments: The reserved prize for 1925 was divided between Charles Dawes and Chamberlain. The prize for 1926 was divided between Briand and Stresemann.

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