|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||25 - 1|
|Name:||William Thomas Stead|
|Profession:||Journalist, author and publisher.|
|Country:||UNITED KINGDOM (GB)|
|Motivation:||Stead promoted peace and international arbitration. He attended several peace conferences, including The Hague (1899) and Kristiania (1899). Stead instigated the so-called "Peace Crusade" in England and Scotland, and he published the journal "War against war". He believed that the best guarantee for world peace would be a peace treaty between Great Britain and Russia. Stead also agitated vigorously against the Boer War.|
|Name:||John Theodor Lund|
|Profession:||Customs officer. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1897-1913)|
|Comments:||John Lund also nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Albert Gobat. Stead was a passenger on the British transatlantic liner Titanic when the ship struck an iceberg and sank in 1912, and he was one of the approximately 1,500 passengers who perished.|
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