Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1917
Number:3 - 2
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Émile Arnaud
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Lawyer. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Luzarches
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Edvard Wavrinsky
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1924
Profession:Member of the Swedish parliament
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Motivation:Arnaud promoted international law, arbitration and pacifism both in France and in the international peace movement. President of "Ligue de la Paix et de la Liberté" and editor-in-chief of the journal "Les Etats Unis d'Europe" from 1891. Vice-president of the French delegation to several international peace conferences initiated by the International Peace Bureau. Wavrinsky was nominated for his contribution to the peaceful dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian Union in 1905. He was chairman of the Swedish Peace and Arbitration League.
 
Nominator:
Name:Fredrik Bajer
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1837
Year, Death:1922
Profession:Honorary president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1908.
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
 
Comments: Arnaud was on the short list but no new evaluation was requested.