Nobel Prize for Peace

Nobel Prize for Peace in 1901

Nobel Prize split equally between both Jean-Henri Dunant and Frederic Passy.

Les Prix Nobel does not record that either of the laureates was present; and neither delivered a Nobel lecture later, each, at his own request, having been released from this obligation by the Nobel Committee.

Date:
      1901
Name(s):
      Jean-Henri Dunant and Frederic Passy
Occupation:
      JHD: Swiss founder of the international Committee of the Red Cross and the originator of the Geneva Convention
      FP: Founder and President of the first French peace society (The Societe francaise pour l’arbitrage entre nations)


Additional Information:

  • Henry Dunant – Biographical
    Jean Henry Dunant’s life (May 8, 1828-October 30, 1910) is a study in contrasts.
  • Frédéric Passy – Biographical
    Frédéric Passy (May 20, 1822-June 12, 1912) was born in Paris and lived there his entire life of ninety years.
  • Henry Dunant – Facts
    Originator Geneva Convention (Convention de Genève), Founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva
  • Frédéric Passy – Facts
    Founder and President of first French peace society (since 1889 called Société française pour l’arbitrage entre nations)
  • Henry Dunant – Wikipedia
    Henry Dunant (8 May 1828 – 30 October 1910), also known as Henri Dunant (born as Jean-Henri Dunant), was the founder of the Red Cross, and the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Frédéric Passy – Wikipedia
    Frédéric Passy (May 20, 1822 – June 12, 1912) was a French economist and a joint winner (together with Henry Dunant) of the first Nobel Peace Prize awarded in 1901.

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