Questions tagged [nobel-peace-prize]

Questions related to the political aspects of the Nobel Peace Prize, e.g. a politician receiving one.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
331 views

Why was Gandhi not awarded the Nobel peace prize?

Mahatma Gandhi is known worldwide for his non-violent approach and for his efforts in gaining India's independence through peaceful methods. Many past winners have publicly acknowledged Gandhi's ...
31
votes
3answers
14k views

Has a Nobel Peace laureate ever been accused of war crimes?

Nobel Prizes aren't without controversy, and I was wondering if a Nobel Peace laureate has ever been accused of war crimes. For the purpose of this question, I will accept accusations of war crimes ...
24
votes
3answers
6k views

Why do people care about the Nobel peace prize?

It is obvious that the Nobel peace prize is a major aspect of international politics. It can be used to set the political discourse, to drive an agenda, to bring awareness, to influence or enforce ...
8
votes
1answer
526 views

Did anyone associated with Nobel Peace Prize comment later on Barack Obama being awarded one?

There are lots of random people (ironically, both left and right) who have issues with Barack Obama being awarded Nobel Peace Prize, although perhaps for different reasons. Of course, their opinions, ...