Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1906
Number:16 - 8
 
Nominee:
Name:Ernest Nys
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Professor of International Law.
University:Brussels
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Motivation:Nys promoted international law and arbitration. He was a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague and of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
 
Nominator:
Name:Leo Mechelin
Gender:M
Profession:Senator
City:Helsinki
Country:FINLAND (FI)
 
Comments: Finland was part of Russia in 1906. It gained independence in 1917.