Group    From 1919  To 12/4/1946

League of Nations

Founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference at the end of World War I. At its height, it had 58 member states. Although achieving much in its early years, it was unable to prevent the aggression of the Axis powers in the 1930s. It was superseded by the United Nations.

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League of Nations

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Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, 1864 - 1958, creator of the League of Nations, li...

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Gerald Holtom

Gerald Holtom

Artist and designer of the peace symbol in 1958. Graduated from the Royal College of Arts. Conscientious objector in WW2. In 1958 he was working for the Ministry of Education. On 21 February 1958 ...

Person, Craft / Design, Peace

1 memorial
Haringey First World War Peace Forum

Haringey First World War Peace Forum

From HFWWPF: The Haringey First World War Peace Forum was a small working group in north London, researching the conscientious objectors who were associated with the districts of Hornsey, Tottenham...

Group, Community / Clubs, History, Peace

1 memorial
John Passmore Edwards

John Passmore Edwards

Political and social reformer, politician, peace activist, and anti-slavery campaigner he became one of the most successful newspaper proprietors of his time. Born in a small Cornish village and ed...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Peace, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Social Welfare

13 memorials
Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst

Born in Manchester as Estelle Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst.  Trained and initially worked as an artist. Worked with George Lansbury in the East End. 1924 Sylvia moved from the East End of...

Person, Gender Issues, Peace, Seriously Famous, Ethiopia

9 memorials
Pierre Cérésole

Pierre Cérésole

Engineer and peace activist. Born in Lausanne. He worked in the United States and Japan, returning to Switzerland at the outbreak of WW1. He became a conscientious objector, and was imprisoned beca...

Person, Engineering, Peace, Switzerland

1 memorial