Ducommun, Élie

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Ducommun, Élie

(ālē` dükômöN`), 1833–1906, Swiss journalist and pacifist. He organized (1891) the International Peace BureauInternational Peace Bureau
(IPB), organization est. 1891 in Bern, Switerland, by Fredrik Bajer and other members of the third World Peace Congress. Dedicated to promoting world peace, it brought together various European pacifist groups and coordinated their activities.
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 at Bern and shared the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize with C. A. GobatGobat, Charles Albert
, 1843–1914, Swiss statesman. He took part in government affairs, wrote on international law, and helped found (1902) an international peace bureau. He received, with Élie Ducommun, the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize.
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