Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1935
Number:18 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Afranio de Mello Franco
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1870
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Jurist. Former Foreign Minister
Country:BRAZIL (BR)
 
Motivation:De Mello Franco was nominated for his role as mediator in the conflict between Colombia and Peru.
 
Nominator:
Name:Carlos Concha
Gender:M
Profession:Foreign Minister
City:Lima
Country:PERU (PE)
 
Comments: The conflict between Colombia and Peru erupted in 1932 when 300 Peruvians occupied the Leticia harbour. The jurisdiction over Leticia had been handed over from Peru to Colombia in 1922.