Colombian president awarded Nobel Peace Prize
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Legesse Wolde-Yohannes
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Linus Pauling
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René Cassin
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Fridtjof Nansen
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Jane Addams
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Ruth Manorama
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Uri Avnery
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Jimmy Carter
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David Lange
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Rajni Kothari
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First People of the Kalahari
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Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
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Melaku Worede
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Le Duc Tho
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Arthur Henderson
Arthur Henderson PC (13 September 1863 – 20 October 1935) was a British iron moulder and Labour politician. He was the first Labour cabinet minister, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1934 and, uniquely, ...
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Ina May Gaskin
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Roy Sesana
Roy Sesana (born c. 1950) is a San activist who worked together with the First People of the Kalahari for the rights of his tribe.
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Carl von Ossietzky
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Serb Civic Council
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George Marshall
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Percy Schmeiser
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Ralph Bunche
Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1903 (disputed) or 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize ...
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Samuel Epstein
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Asha Haji Elmi
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Daniel Ellsberg
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