Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1928
Number:17 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Baron Albéric Rolin-Jacquemyns
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1843
Profession:Professor. Founder and Secretary General of the Institute of International Law
University:Ghent University
City:Ghent
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:André Weiss
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1858
Year, Death:1928
Profession:Professor of Law (International Civil Law)
University:University of Paris
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
University:Dijon
City:Dijon
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Motivation:Rolin-Jacquemyns was the founder and Secretary General (1906-1923) of the Institute of International Law. He was managing director of the juridical library at the Peace Palace in Geneva 1913-1923. Rolin was member of several commissions and associations, and Secretary General of the Academy of International Law at The Hague. His major scientific work was "The International Private Law" (1899). Weiss was nominated for his contribution to the development of international law, mainly through his extensive scientific writings on international civil law. He promoted mediation, a permanent international court of arbitration and sanctions in order to observe the rules of international law. Weiss was member of several juridical associations, including Institut de France, Institut de Droit International, and the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague.
 
Nominator:
Name:Gregers Winther Wulfsberg Gram
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1846
Year, Death:1929
Profession:Jurist. Member of the Institute of International Law
University:University of Oslo
City:Oslo
Country:NORWAY (NO)