Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1956
Number:9 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Friedrich Wilhelm Förster
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1869
Year, Death:1966
Profession:Professor of Mathematics. Educator.
City:Berlin
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Motivation:Förster was nominated for his significant contribution to the German peace movement in the period between the two world wars. Förster promoted ethics, peace and international arbitration. He worked to improve the relations between France and Germany. Förster represented the pedagogic school of the peace movement. He was not motivated by political sentiments, but by his religious understanding and perception of ethics. He was a proponent of anti-militarism.
 
Nominator:
Name:S H Bergmann
Gender:M
University:Hebrew University
City:Jerusalem
Country:ISRAEL (IL)
 
Comments: Also nominated in 1951, 1952 and 1953