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Ralph Bunche

Ralph Bunche

The Nobel Peace Prize 1950

Role: Acting Mediator in Palestine, 1948, Director, division of Trusteeship, U.N., Professor, Harvard University Cambridge, MA

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Ralph Bunche, was living with his wife and three children in a rather small home. Around 1952 he used the Nobel Prize money to buy a bigger and comfortable house from Sturm in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York. He lived in the house until his death in 1971. The house is listed as a National Historic Landmark by the US National Park Service. Ralph Bunche was the very first African in the world to be awarded the Noble Prize in any category.

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Name: Ralph Bunche
Birth: 7 August 1904, Detroit, MI, USA
Death: 9 December 1971, New York, NY, USA
Residence: USA
Role: Acting Mediator in Palestine, 1948, Director, division of Trusteeship, U.N., Professor, Harvard University Cambridge, MA
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