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Honoring Bertha von Suttner

Bertha von Suttner

The Nobel Peace Prize 1905

Generalissimo, Peace Movement. Author, 'Lay Down Your Arms'. Permanent International Peace Bureau. Vigorously opposed militaristic traditions. Eternal truth: happiness created, developed in peace. Eternal right: individual's right to live.

"Inform me, convince me, and then I will do something great for the movement", Alfred Nobel said to Bertha von Suttner."

Honoring Bertha von Suttner

Unveiling the Bertha von Suttner Statue by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee by R. Steenhard on August 30, 2013.

Towards a Bertha von Suttner, peace museum in Vienna (1914 - 2014) by Peter van den Dungen

Bertha SuttnerThe Bertha von Suttner Project

Suttner
Photo: nobelprize.org

Name: Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicita von Suttner
Birth: 9 June 1843, Prague, Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic)
Death: 21 June 1914, Vienna, Austria
Residence at the time of the award: Austria
Role: Author of Lay Down Your Arms, Honorary President of Permanent International Peace Bureau, Berne, Switzerland
Field: peace movement
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