from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Quidde, Ludwig 1858-1941. German politician and pacifist. He shared the 1927 Nobel Peace Prize.


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  • Two qualities stand out in Quidde's writing and in his work as a whole: moderation and courage.

    The Nobel Peace Prize 1927 - Presentation Speech

  • Union, while the younger Quidde had joined the German Peace Society in 1892.

    The Nobel Peace Prize 1901-2000

  • The wife of Ludwig Quidde (1927) remained in Munich when he fled to Geneva from Nazi Germany.

    Heroines of Peace

  • Quidde did soften his public comments about the Nazi regime in order not to bring reprisal upon his wife.

    Heroines of Peace

  • Quidde, who was a member of the Bavarian legislature as early as 1907 and of the Weimar National Assembly in 1919-20, supported the principle of arbitration and was a champion of the League of Nations.

    Willy Brandt - Nobel Lecture

  • Together with Ludwig Quidde he had been active in the German Peace Society.

    Willy Brandt - Nobel Lecture

  • Quidde, the historian, and the journalist Carl von Ossietzky.

    The 1971 Nobel Prize - Presentation Speech

  • Professor Quidde, early in the reign, made an extraordinarily ingenious, but quite unjustifiable, comparison of him to Caligula, which, though only consisting of classical quotations and making no mention of the Emperor, was seen by everybody to refer to him and has caused discussion ever since.

    William of Germany

  • When World War I broke out, Quidde went to The Hague, attempting to maintain ties with English and French peace groups.

    Ludwig Quidde - Biography

  • Even in exile, Quidde continued to attend World Peace Congresses, to publish articles, and to exercise his organizational talents by founding the

    Ludwig Quidde - Biography


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