Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1910
Number:12 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Professor of International Law . Member of parliament (Senate). Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
University:Free University of Brussels
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1913
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Adolf Richter
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1839
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Professor. Member of the Commision of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:Pforzheim
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominee 3:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Motivation:La Fontaine was considered a true internationalist. He was president of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau and Secretary General for the Belgian Peace and Arbitration League. He also participated in the activities of the Inter-Parlimentary Union. Together with Paul Otlet he founded in 1907 the Union of International Associations. Richter was chairman of the German Peace Association. One of the central figures of the early German peace movement. He attended international peace conferences and presided over the peace conference in Hamburg in 1897. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
 
Nominator:
Name:Émile Arnaud
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Lawyer. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Luzarches
Country:FRANCE (FR)