Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1963
Number:69 - 0
 
Nominee:
Name:Hermann Gmeiner
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1919
Year, Death:1986
Profession:Philanthropist, founder of SOS Children´s Villages
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
 
Motivation:Hermann Gmeiner was nominated as a result of extraordinary humanitarian work. He saw the needs of the children left alone after the Second World War, and as the founder of SOS-Children´s Villages he has given thousands of orphaned or abandoned children new homes and safety.
 
Nominator:
Name:H R Lafwood
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the New Zealand Parliament
Country:NEW ZEALAND (NZ)