Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1913
Number:31 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Adolf Richter
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1839
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Professor. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:Pforzheim
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Motivation: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.
 
Nominator:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Member of the Belgian parliament
University:Free University of Brussels
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: Richter was on the short list, but no new evaluation were requested. La Fontaine suggested to give the prize for 1912 to Richter. He nominated former US President Taft and Léon Bourgeois for the prize of 1913, the former being his first choice .