The Nobel Peace Prize

  title={The Nobel Peace Prize},
  author={James Brown Scott},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={562 - 563}
  • J. Scott
  • Published 1 October 1921
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of International Law
With the advent of peace in Europe, consequent upon the deposit of ratifications of the Treaty of Versailles on January 10, 1920, the trustees of the Nobel Peace Prize were able to consider in an atmosphere of peace the services rendered to the cause of peace. The peace prize was not awarded in 1914, 1915 or 1916. It was felt that the award for 1917 might properly be made to the International Red Cross of Geneva. This was accordingly done. No further award was made until December 10,1920, when…