Bertha von Suttner

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Bertha von Suttner
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Bertha von Suttner c. 1906
Born(1843-06-09)9 June 1843
Died21 June 1914(1914-06-21) (aged 71)
Occupationnovelist
AwardsNobel Peace Prize, 1905

Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicitas Freifrau[1] von Suttner (pronounced [ˈbɛʁtaː fɔn ˈzʊtnɐ]; née Countess Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau;[2] 9 June 1843 – 21 June 1914) 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.

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  1. German title: Freifrau
  2. German: Gräfin Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau