International Committee of the Red Cross

Facts

Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)

Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)
The Nobel Peace Prize 1944

Founded: 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland

Residence at the time of the award: Geneva, Switzerland

The International Committee of the Red Cross received the Nobel Prize one year later, in 1945.

Prize share: 1/1

Also awarded: The Nobel Peace Prize 1917,The Nobel Peace Prize 1963

To cite this section
MLA style: The Staunchest Supporter of Prisoners of War. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2018. Tue. 20 Nov 2018. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1944/red-cross/facts/>

Back to top Back To Top Takes users back to the top of the page

Explore prizes and laureates

Look for popular awards and laureates in different fields, and discover the history of the Nobel Prize.