Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:31 - 1
Nominee 1:
Name: The Nordic Peace Association (Nordisk Fredsforbund)
Profession:Alliance of Nordic peace associations
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
Motivation:C.B. Hanssen initiated the founding of the Nordic Peace Association in 1912. The Nordic Peace Association consisted of Nordic peace organizations. These organizations had since 1885 met on a regular basis, and they had developed some form of co-operation, but they needed a more formal and regulated structure. The charter of the Nordic Peace Association stated that its aim was to be the cornerstone in a world peace association that would work to secure peace by advocating international law and disarmament. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It advocated peace, pacifism and international law. During WWI the Peace Bureau helped prisoners of war and other victims of the war.
Name:Carl Albert Lindhagen
Year, Birth:1860
Year, Death:1946
Profession:Member of the Swedish parliament. Mayor of Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
Comments: The nomination came as a protest against the suggestion to give the prize to the Inter-Parliamentary Union that was put forward by the Swedish Inter-Parliamentary Group. C.B. Hanssen was a member of the Nobel Comittee from 1913 to 1939.

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