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Acceptance Speech

Ralph Bunche’s Acceptance Speech, on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize, Oslo, December 10, 1950 Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Mr. President of the Nobel Committee, Ladies and Gentlemen, To be honored by one’s fellow men is a rich and pleasant experience. But to receive the uniquely high honor here bestowed…



The Nobel Peace Prize 1950 Ralph Bunche Nominated on 1 occasion for the Nobel Prize in Submitted 1 nomination, for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Ralph Bunche – Nominations”. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.



Ralph Bunche: UN Mediator in the Middle East, 1948-1949 by Asle Sveen “I have a bias in favour of both Arabs and Jews in the sense that I believe that both are good, honourable and essentially peace-loving peoples, and are therefore as capable of making peace as of waging war …” – Ralph Bunche, 1949…



Ralph Johnson Bunche (August 7, 1904-1971) was born in Detroit, Michigan. His father, Fred Bunche, was a barber in a shop having a clientele of whites only; his mother, Olive (Johnson) Bunche, was an amateur musician; his grandmother, «Nana» Johnson, who lived with the family, had been born into slavery. When Bunche was ten years…


Nobel Lecture

Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1950 Some Reflections on Peace in Our Time In this most anxious period of human history, the subject of peace, above every other, commands the solemn attention of all men of reason and goodwill. Moreover, on this particular occasion, marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Nobel Foundation, it is eminently fitting…