Asser, Tobias Michael Carel

Asser, Tobias Michael Carel

(tōbē`äs mē`khāl kä`rəl äs`ər), 1838–1913, Dutch jurist. He was a delegate to many international conferences, including the Hague Conference of 1899, and he wrote on international law. A proponent of international arbitration, he shared the 1911 Nobel Peace Prize with Alfred Fried.
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