Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1907
Number:10 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1833
Year, Death:1918
Profession:Editor and journalist. President of the Lombard League of Peace/ leader of the Italian peace movement.
City:Milan
Country:ITALY (IT)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1907
 
Motivation:Moneta became active in the peace movement in 1870. In 1878 he helped establish the League of Liberty, Brotherhood and Peace in Milan. In 1887 he helped to found the Society for International Peace and Justice, and the Lombard Union for International Peace and Understanding, of which he became president. Moneta regularly attended international peace congresses, and from 1895 onwards he was a member of the Permanent Interntional Peace Bureau. He actively worked to establish better understanding between countries on the verge of conflict, especially through arbitration. He was also editor of the journal "La Vita Internazionale".
 
Nominator:
Name:Jacques Novikow
Gender:M
Profession:Sociologist. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Odessa (Odesa)
Country:UKRAINE (UA)
 
Comments: Odessa was part of Russia, then of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. In 1991 the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic declared independence and the name was changed to Ukraine. Odessa is the admministrative center of southwestern Ukraine.