La Fontaine, Henri (äNrēˈ läfôNtĕnˈ) [key], 1854–1943, Belgian jurist and statesman. A senator from 1894 to 1936, he headed the International Peace Bureau from 1907 and was awarded the 1913 Nobel Peace Prize. His writings on international law were extensive.
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