Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1930
Number:28 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Söderblom
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1866
Year, Death:1931
Profession:Archbishop of Uppsala. Leader of the ecumenical movement.
University:Uppsala University
City:Uppsala
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1930
 
Motivation:Archbishop Söderblom advocated peace, pacifism, brotherhood and religious understanding through his work as leader of the ecumenical movement. He wanted to unite religious communities of different nationalities, in order to further international understanding through church unity. Söderblom organized and presided over the first Universal Christian Conference on Life and Work in Stockholm in 1925.
 
Nominator:
Name:Walter Simons
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of International Law.
University:Leipzig University
City:Leipzig
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Söderblom was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested
 

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