Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1936
Number:5 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name: Prince Carl of Sweden
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1861
Year, Death:1951
Profession:President of the Swedish Red Cross
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Motivation:Prince Carl was nominated for his work as President of the Swedish Red Cross, which was one of the largest and best organized of the national divisions of the International Red Cross. His work for prisoners of war and refugees was especially mentioned.
 
Nominator:
Name:Georges P Ghénov
Gender:M
Profession:Professor of Law (Jurisprudence)
University:Sofia University
City:Sofia
Country:BULGARIA (BG)
 
Comments: In 1936 two campaigns were initiated in favour of Prince Carl. One campaign was initiated by Max Huber, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the other campaign by five members of the Swedish parliament (Ruth Gustafson, Vira Eklund, Bertha Wellin, Agda Östlund and Olivia Nordgren).