Carlos Saavedra Lamas, first Latin American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First Latin American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1936

The Latin American, Carlos Saavedra Lamas, the Argentinian minister of foreign affairs, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. For his effort and service in mediating an armistice and peace agreement ending the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia.

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      December 10th 1936
      Carlos Saavedra Lamas
      Argentinian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Carlos Saavedra Lamas


      November 1st 1878, Buenos Aires, Argentina
      May 5th 1959, Buenos Aires, Argentina
      University of Buenos Aires

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