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The Nobel Prize: 10 Fascinating Facts

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Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Adolf Hitler was nominated in 1939 by Swedish lawmaker E.G.C. Brandt for the Nobel Peace Prize, which is meant to promote "fraternity between nations" and global disarmament. Brandt later withdrew the nomination, saying it was meant as satire.

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