Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1949
Number:28 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name: The International Committee of the Red Cross
Profession:NGO aimed at aiding victims of war and ensuring observance of humanitarian law
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1917
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1963
 
Motivation:
 
Nominator:
Name:Erik Castrén
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of Law
University:University of Helsinki
City:Helsinki
Country:FINLAND (FI)
 
Comments: Jean Henri Dunant, co-winner of the first Nobel Prize for Peace in 1901, was the founder of the Red Cross.
 

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