This Day in Jewish History 1921: Peace Activist Unloved by His Country Dies

Austria's Albert Fried performed a scientific analysis of war, and he won a Nobel Prize. But he couldn’t stop World War I.

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May 5, 1921 is the day on which Alfred Hermann Fried, the Jewish Austrian peace activist whose efforts won him the 1911 Nobel Peace Prize, died at age 56. Fried’s relentless but highly practical advocacy...