Bajer, Fredrik

Bajer, Fredrik

(frāth`rĭk bī`ər), 1837–1922, Danish pacifist and writer. He helped found 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 in 1891, and he shared the 1908 Nobel Peace Prize with K. P. ArnoldsonArnoldson, Klas Pontus
, 1844–1916, Swedish journalist and peace advocate. His untiring efforts for peace were rewarded by the 1908 Nobel Peace Prize, which he shared with Fredrik Bajer. A book he wrote on world peace (1900) was widely read.
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