The Nobel Peace Prize 1980
Human Rights Leader, Architect, Sculptor. Believed in nonviolence. Fought for indigenous peoples.
“It is essential to have inner peace and the serenity of prayer to listen to the silence of God, which speaks to us, in our personal life and the history of our times, of the power of love.”
Medal Cash and Philanthropy
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel was awarded the Nobel Prize money of $212,000. He donated the money to charities in South America to help the poor.