Bertha von Suttner

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Bertha von Suttner

Bertha von Suttner c. 1906
Born 9 June 1843(1843-06-09)
Prague, Austrian Empire
Died 21 June 1914(1914-06-21) (aged 71)
Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Occupation novelist
Awards Nobel Peace Prize, 1905

Bertha von Suttner was an Austrian novelist. She was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Suttner wrote a novel called Die Waffen nieder!. This means "Lay Down Your Arms!" in English.