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1901
   the winner was   
Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy
Switzerland, 1828-1910; Founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross / France, 1822-1912; Founder and President of first French peace society
1902
   the winner was   
Élie Ducommun and Albert Gobat
Switzerland, 1833-1906; Honorary Secretary, Permanent International Peace Bureau / Switzerland, 1843-1914; Secretary General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
1903
   the winner was   
Randal Cremer
United Kingdom, 1828-1908; Member Parliament; Secretary, International Arbitration League
1904
   the winner was   
Institute of International Law
Ghent, Belgium; Scientific Society, founded in 1873
1905
   the winner was   
Bertha Von Suttner
Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicita von Suttner, née Countess Kinsky von Chinic und Tettau; author of "Lay Down Your Arms"; 1843-1914
1906
   the winner was   
Theodore Roosevelt
1858-1919; 26th President of the United States
1907
   the winner was   
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta and Louis Renault
President, Lombard League of Peace / Professor, International Law, Sorbonne, France
1908
   the winner was   
Klas Pontus Arnoldson and Fedrik Bajer
Sweden, 1844-1916 / Denmark, 1837-1922
1909
   the winner was   
Auguste Beernaert and Paul Henri D'Estournelles De Constant
Belgium, 1829-1912 / France, 1852-1924
1910
   the winner was   
Permanent International Peace Bureau
Berne, Switzerland; founded 1891
1911
   the winner was   
Tobias Asser and Alfred Fried
Netherlands, 1838-1913; Prime Minister / Austria, 1864-1921; journalist
1912
   the winner was   
Elihu Root
USA, 1845-1937; ex-Secretary of State; originator of various treaties of arbitration
1913
   the winner was   
Henri La Fontaine
Belgium, 1854-1943; Member Parliament; President, Permanent International Peace Bureau
1917
   the winner was   
International Committee of the Red Cross
Founded 1863
1919
   the winner was   
Woodrow Wilson
28th President of the United States; Founder of the League of Nations
1920
   the winner was   
Léon Bourgeois
France, 1851-1925; ex-Secretary of State; President of the French Sénat; President, Council of the League of Nations
1921
   the winner was   
Hjalmar Branting and Christian Lange
Sweden, 1860-1925; Prime Minister / Norway, 1869-1938; Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
1922
   the winner was   
Fridtjof Nansen
Norway; 1861-1930; scientist, explorer, Norwegian delegate, Société des Nations
1925
   the winner was   
Sir Austen Chamberlain and Charles G. Dawes
United Kingdom, 1863-1937; Foreign Secretary / 1865-1951; Vice-President of the United States; originator of the "Dawes Plan"
1926
   the winner was   
Aristide Briand and Gustav Stresemann
France, 1862-1932; part-originator of Briand-Kellogg Pact and Locarno Pact / Germany, 1878-1929; part-origintor of Locarno Pact
1927
   the winner was   
Ferdinand Buisson and Ludwig Quidde
France, 1841-1932; Founder and President, League for Human Rights / Germany, 1858-1941; Professor, Member of Parliament, participant in various peace conferences
1929
   the winner was   
Frank B. Kellogg
USA, 1856-1937; ex-Secretary of State;
1930
   the winner was   
Nathan Söderblom
Sweden, 1866-1931; Archbishop; leader in the ecumenical movement
1931
   the winner was   
Jane Addams and Nicholas Murray Butler
USA, 1860-1935; Sociologist; International President, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom / USA, 1862-1947; President, Columbia University
1933
   the winner was   
Sir Norman Angell
United Kingdom, 1872-1967; writer; member, Commission Exécutive de la Société des Nations
1934
   the winner was   
Arthur Henderson
United Kingdom, 1863-1935; ex-Foreign Secretary; President, Disarmament Conference, 1932
1935
   the winner was   
Carl Von Ossietzky
Germany, 1889-1938; journalist; pacifist
1936
   the winner was   
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Argentina, 1878-1959; Secretary of State; President, Société des Nations; mediator
1937
   the winner was   
Robert Cecil
Cecil of Chelwood, Viscount (Lord Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Cecil), United Kingdom, 1864-1958; writer, Founder and President, International Peace Campaign
1938
   the winner was   
Nansen International Office for Refugees
Geneva, Switzerland; an international relief organization started by Fridtjof Nansen in 1921
1944
   the winner was   
International Committee of the Red Cross
Founded 1863
1945
   the winner was   
Cordell Hull
USA, 1871-1955; ex-Secretary of State; prominent in the organization of the UN
1946
   the winner was   
Emily Greene Balch and John R. Mott
USA, 1867-1961; professor; Honorary International President, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom / USA, 1865-1955; Chairman, International Missionary Council
1947
   the winner was   
Friends Service Council, American Friends Service Committee
(The Quakers), founded 1647
1949
   the winner was   
Lord Boyd Orr
United Kingdom, 1880-1971; physician; President, National Peace Council and World Union of Peace Organizations
1950
   the winner was   
Ralph Bunch
USA, 1904-1971; Professor, Harvard University; diplomat
1951
   the winner was   
Léon Jouhaux
France, 1879-1954; trade union leader
1952
   the winner was   
Albert Schweitzer
France, 1875-1965; missionary surgeon; founder of Lambaréné (République de Gabon)
1953
   the winner was   
George C. Marshall
USA, 1880-1959; General President American Red Cross; ex-Secretary of State and of Defense; originator of the "Marshall Plan"
1954
   the winner was   
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
An international relief agency founded by the UN in 1951
1957
   the winner was   
Lester Bowles Pearson
Canada, 1897-1972; former Secretary of State for External Affairs of Canada; former President of the 7th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
1958
   the winner was   
George Pire
Belgium, 1910-1969; priest of the Dominican Order; leader of the relief organization for refugees "L'Europe du Coeur au Service du Monde"
1959
   the winner was   
Philip Noel-Baker
United Kingdom, 1889-1982; member of Parliament; lifelong ardent worker for international peace and cooperation
1960
   the winner was   
Albert Lutuli
South Africa, 1898-1967; President of the African National Congress, in South Africa
1961
   the winner was   
Dag Hammarskjöld
Sweden, 1905-1961; Secretary General of the United Nations
1962
   the winner was   
Linus Pauling
USA, California Institute of Technology; 1901-1994
1963
   the winner was   
International Committee of the Red Cross, League of Red Cross Societies
Geneva, Switzerland
1964
   the winner was   
Martin Luther King
Leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; 1929-1968
1965
   the winner was   
United Nations Children's Fund
Founded by the UN in 1946
1968
   the winner was   
René Cassin
France, President of the European Court for Human Rights; 1887-1976
1969
   the winner was   
International Labour Organization
Geneva Switzerland
1970
   the winner was   
Norman Borlaug
USA, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City
1971
   the winner was   
Willy Brandt
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany; 1913-1992
1973
   the winner was   
Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho
USA, Secretary of State; b. 1923 / Democratic Republic of Vietnam; 1910-1990
1974
   the winner was   
Seán MacBride and Eisaku Sato
Ireland, President of the International Peace Bureau, 1904-1988 / Japan, Prime Minister of Japan
1975
   the winner was   
Andrei Sakharov
USSR; Soviet nuclear physicist, 1921-1989
1976
   the winner was   
Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan
United Kingdom, b. 1943 / United Kingdom, b. 1944; co-founders of the Northern Ireland Peace Movement
1977
   the winner was   
Amnesty International
London, UK
1978
   the winner was   
Anwar Al-Sadat and Menachem Begin
President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 1918-1981 / Prime Minister of Israel, 1913-1992
1979
   the winner was   
Mother Teresa
India, 1910-1997; Leader of Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta
1980
   the winner was   
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
Argentina, b. 1931; architect, sculptor, human rights leader
1981
   the winner was   
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
An international relief agency founded by the UN in 1951
1982
   the winner was   
Alva Myrdal and Alfonso Garcia Robles
Sweden, 1902-1986; diplomat, writer / Mexico, 1911-1991; diplomat
1983
   the winner was   
Lech Walesa
Poland, trade union leader; b. 1943
1984
   the winner was   
Desmond Tutu
South Africa; Bishop of Johannesburg, b. 1931
1985
   the winner was   
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
1986
   the winner was   
Elie Wiesel
USA, b. Romania, 1928; Chairman of "The President's Commission on the Holocaust"
1987
   the winner was   
Oscar Arias Sánchez
Costa Rica, b. 1941; "for his work for peace in Central America...."
1988
   the winner was   
United Nations Peacekeeping Forces
Founded 1948
1989
   the winner was   
The 14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso; Tibet, b. 1935
1990
   the winner was   
Mikhail Gorbachev
President of USSR, b. 1931
1991
   the winner was   
Aung San Suu Kyi
Burma, b. 1945; "for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights"
1992
   the winner was   
Rigoberta Menchú Tum
Guatemala, b. 1959; "in recognition for her work for social justice and ethno-culture reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indiginous people"
1993
   the winner was   
Nelson Mandela and F.W. De Klerk
"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"
1994
   the winner was   
Yasser Arafat, Shimon Perez and Yitzhach Rabin
"for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East"
1995
   the winner was   
Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs
"for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics....
1996
   the winner was   
Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta
"for their work toward a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"
1997
   the winner was   
'International Campaign to Ban Land Mines' and Jody Williams
"for their work for banning and clearing anti-personnel mines"
1998
   the winner was   
John Hume and David Trimble
"for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland"
1999
   the winner was   
Médecins Sans Frontière
"in recognition of the organization's pioneering humanitarian work on several continents"
2000
   the winner was   
Kim Dae-jung
President of South Korea; "for his work for democracy and human rights in South Korea...and for peace and reconciliation with North Korea...."
2001
   the winner was   
United Nations and Kofi Annon
"for their work for a better organized and peaceful world"
2002
   the winner was   
Jimmy Carter
39th President of the U. S.; "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development"
2003
   the winner was   
Shirin Ebadi
Iran, b. 1947; "for her efforts for democracy and human rights...especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children"
2004
   the winner was   
Wangari Maathai
Kenya, b. 1940; "for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace"
2005
   the winner was   
International Atomic Energy Agency and Mohammed ElBaradei
"for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy for being used for military purposes and to insure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way"
2006
   the winner was   
Muhammed Yunus and Grameen Bank
"for their efforts to create economic and social development from below"
2007
   the winner was   
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore
"For their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change".
2008
   the winner was   
Martti Ahtisaari
For his efforts on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts
2009
   the winner was   
Barack Obama
For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomancy and co-operation between peoples
2010
   the winner was   
Liu Xiaobo
For his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China
2011
   the winner was   
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman
For their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace building work
2012
   the winner was   
European Union
For having over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe
2013
   the winner was   
Organisation For The Prohibition Of Chemical Weapons
For its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons
2014
   the winner was   
Kailesh Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai
For their struggle against the oppression of children and young people and for the right of young people to education.
2015
   the winner was   
The National Dialogue Quartet
For its contribution to the building of democracy in Tunisia after the 2011 Jasmine Revolution.
2016
   the winner was   
Juan Manuel Santos
For his efforts to end the 50 year civil war in Columbia. Santos was President of Columbia at the time of the award.


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