The Nobel Peace Prize 1902
Nobel co-recipient Albert Gobat
Permanent International Peace Bureau [1910 Nobel Peace Prize]. Nobelist Passy's description: "exactitude, firmness." History Demonstrates War's Futility. Predicted, 1901: Despite modern weapons' destructiveness, wars will ebb, flow. Alfred Nobel's Contemporary.
Nobel Chairperson Løvland, "You Swiss, with your sense of life's realities, have special gift for taking ideas from realm of dreams and turning them into realities."
Commemorative plaque on house where Élie Ducommun was born, Coutance Rue, Geneva, Switzerlasnd. Author: Martin Grandjean. Source: Wikimedia Commons
Élie Ducommon as Freemason. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Bust of Élie Ducommun in Genfer Park Saint-Jean, Genève, Switzerland.
Guine Bissau stamp.Élie Ducommun (right), and 1902 Nobel Peace Prize co awardee Charles Albert Gobat.
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Name: Élie Ducommun
Birth: 19 February 1833, Geneva, Switzerland
Death: 7 December 1906, Bern, Switzerland
Residence at the time of the award: Switzerland
Role: Honorary Secretary, Permanent International Peace Bureau, Bern, Switzerland
Field: peace Movement
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