Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1907
Number:13 - 8
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Hodgson Pratt
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1824
Year, Death:1907
Profession:Honorary president of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Motivation:Pratt was nominated for his effort to promote peace and arbitration. He contributed to the founding of the Permanent International Peace Bureau in 1891 and he was a member of its commission (until 1904). Pratt founded and presided over the International Arbitration and Peace Association. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
 
Nominator:
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)
 
Comments: Hodgson Pratt died in February 1907.