Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1913
Number:32 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Elihu Root
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1845
Year, Death:1937
Profession:Former Secretary of State (1905-1909). Senator. Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague.
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1912
 
Motivation:Co-founder and president of the "American Society of International law"(1906). Persuaded Latin-American states to attend the Second Hague Peace Conference. Concluded arbitration treaties with more than 20 nations. Settled the controversy between the USA and Great Britain over the North Atlantic coast fisheries.
 
Nominator:
Name:Alfred Hermann Fried
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Jornalist. Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1911.
City:Vienna
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
 
Comments: Fried also nominated Richard Feldhaus, Henri La Fontaine and Otto Umfried.
 

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