Charles Albert Gobat

Gobat, Charles Albert (shärl älbĕrˈ gōbäˈ) [key], 1843–1914, Swiss statesman. He took part in government affairs, wrote on international law, and helped found (1902) an international peace bureau. He received, with Élie Ducommun, the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize.

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