TIL that in 1948 the Nobel Committee did not award the Nobel Peace Prize on the grounds that “there was no suitable living candidate”, implying that Mahatma Gandhi would have received it if it were not for his assassination earlier that year.

Read more: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/themes/mahatma-gandhi-the-missing-laureate/

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  1. That’s sad. They can’t award it posthumously (sp?).
    I would think it would be powerful regardless. Especially when the person in question was assassinated because of their work.

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