Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1937
Number:36 - 4
 
Nominee:
Name: Comité de Secours aux pacifistes exilés
Profession:Committee aimed at ensuring security for exiled pacifists
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Motivation:Comité de Secours aux pacifistes exilés was nominated for its efforts to help exiled pacifists continue their work. It organized peace activities and promoted the work of exiled pacifists. The nominator emphasized the financial importance of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
 
Nominator:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1913.
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: Quidde founded the Comité de Secours aux pacifistes exilés October 5, 1936. According to the rules of the Nobel Foundation, this candidacy was not valid due to the fact that the committee had not been operative for at least one year. La Fontaine was also member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.