|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||24 - 12|
|Profession:||Pastor. Chairman of the Stuttgart branch of the Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft..|
|Motivation:||Umfried was chairman of the Stuttgart Peace Society and vice-president of the German Peace Society. He worked hard to change the attitude of the German evangelical clergy towards peace. He wrote and published numerous articles on peace. His major work was "Europa den Europäern. Politische Ketzereien".|
|Name:||Alfred Hermann Fried|
|Profession:||Journalist. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1911.|
|Comments:||Most of the nominations in favor of Umfrid seemed to be based on a circular initiated by Alfred Hermann Fried. The nominators especially emphasized that Umfrid recently went blind and that he also had had to resign from office.|
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