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International institutions ought to be, as the national ones in democratic countries, established by the peoples and for the peoples. ---->>>

Peoples will be as before, the sheep sent to the slaughterhouses or to the meadows as it pleases the shepherds. ---->>>

Belgium thinks that however great the peril which a country might have to undergo under the system which we seek to establish here, that country ought to do its duty. ---->>>


Nationality: Belgian
Born: April 22, 1854
Die: 05-14, 1943
Occupation: Lawyer

Henri La Fontaine (French pronunciation: ​[lafɔ̃ˈtɛn]; 22 April 1854 – 14 May 1943), was a Belgian international lawyer and president of the International Peace Bureau. He received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1913 because " he was the effective leader of the peace movement in Europe".(wikipedia)