Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1936
Number:28 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Alexander Papanastassiou
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1936
Profession:Professor of Law (Jurisprudence). Former Greek Prime Minister.
University:University of Athens
City:Athens
Country:GREECE (GR)
 
Motivation:Papanastassiou was nominated for his efforts to further peace and cooperation between the Balkan states. His idea of a Balkan union was adopted by the 7th Peace Congress in Athens and Delphi in 1929. In 1930 Papanastassiou organized and presided over the first Balkan Conference in Athens and Delphi. He also advocated disarmament, the League of Nations and inter-parliamentary cooperation.
 
Nominator:
Name:N A Nilsson
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Doctor.
City:Örebro
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
 

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