Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1920
Number:9 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Désiré-Joseph, Cardinal Mercier
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1926
Profession:Educator, archbishop of Malines. Professor of Philosophy
University:Seminary of Malines
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
University:Louvain
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Motivation:Mercier was among the foremost leaders in the revival of the philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas. During the war (1914-1918) his stand against the Germans when they burned the Louvain Library and deported workmen made him an international spokesman for the Belgians.
 
Nominator:
Name:Paul Fauchille
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1926
Profession:Member of the Institute of International Law. Editor
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)