Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1939
Number:8 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Henri Golay
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1867
Year, Death:1950
Profession:Secretary General of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Edvard Benes
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1884
Year, Death:1948
Profession:Foreign minister (1918-1935). President (1935-1938).
City:Prague
Country:CZECH REPUBLIC (CZ)
 
Motivation:Benes advocated peace, justice and international law in the League of Nations while serving as Czechoslovakian Foreign Minister, and he continued to promote peace when he became president of Czechoslovakia.
 
Nominator:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1913.
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: La Fontaine nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union as his primary choice.