Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1910
Number:26 - 8
 
Nominee 1:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Alfred Hermann Fried
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Editor and journalist. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Vienna
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1911
 
Motivation:The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations. Fried founded the journal "Die Waffen Nieder" in 1891, and he established the German Peace Society (Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft) in 1892. He also published "Monatliche Friedenskorrespondenz" and edited "Die Friedenswarte". Fried promoted international law, pacifism and disarmament, and he worked closely with Bertha von Suttner. Author of the books "Pan-Amerika" and "Der Kaiser und der Weltfrieden".
 
Nominator:
Name:Fredrik Bajer
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1837
Year, Death:1922
Profession:Honorary president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1908.
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
 
Comments: Bajer recommended that the Permanent International Peace Bureau annually was given half of the Nobel Peace Prize.
 

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