Nobel peace prize: record nominations including Trump and Pope

Nobel peace prize: record nominations including Trump and Pope

The Guardian: World News

Nominees include US presidential hopeful, German chancellor and the pontiff as more than 376 people and organisations are put forward for recognition

A record 376 nominations have been submitted for this year’s Nobel peace prize, including such diverse figures as Donald Trump, Angela Merkel and Pope Francis.

The previous record was made in 2014 when 278 candidates were nominated.

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