Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1904
Number:18 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name:Baroness Bertha Sophie F von Suttner
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1843
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Author. Vice president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Vienna
Country:AUSTRIA (AT)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1905
 
Motivation:Suttner was the author of the novel "Die Waffen nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms), the most important antiwar novel of the period. She was the founder and president of the Austrian Peace Society (1891), and she contributed to the foundation of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (1891). Suttner was nominated for her contribution to the international peace movement.
 
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.