Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1913
Number:4 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Member of the French parliament. Cabinet minister
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920
 
Motivation:Chairman of the French delegation to the Peace Conferences at The Hague in 1899 and 1907. Member of the French parliament's peace group. Promoted international law and arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
University:Free University of Brussels
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: Bourgeois was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. La Fontaine also nominated US President Taft and Léon Bourgeois, the former being his primary choice.