Bourgeois Léon Victor Auguste
Bour·geois(bo͝or-zhwä′), Léon Victor Auguste 1851-1925.
French statesman who was a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague (1903-1925) and helped draft the Covenant of the League of Nations (1919). He won the 1920 Nobel Peace Prize.
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