Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:5 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Chevalier Edouard Eugène F Descamps
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1847
Year, Death:1933
Profession:Professor of International Law
University:Louvain
City:Leuven (Louvain Löwen)
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Motivation:Descamps was nominated for his inter-parliamentary peace work. President of the sixth Inter-Parliamentary Peace Conference in Brussels in 1895, and Belgian delegate to the peace conference at The Hague in 1899. He was elected Secretary General of the Institute of International Law in 1900. Descamps wrote significant works on neutrality and disarmament, and he also contributed to the abolitionist movement.
 
Nominator:
Name: Professors at the University of Louvain
Profession:Professors
University:Louvain
City:Leuven (Louvain Löwen)
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: The nomination was supported by several jurists and politicians. One of the nominating professors was the former the Minister of Justice.