Today is the death anniversary of Bertha Von Suttner, who in 1905 became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bertha was a pacifist whose book, Die Waffen nieder! (Lay Down Your Arms!) lead her to be respected and admired by people in the peace movement of the late 1880s and early 1900s.
From 1892-1899, she was the editor of the well known, Die Waffen nieder!, an international pacifist journal.
Here is a video that provides more insight about who this amazing women was. May her spirit continue to live in all of us who fight for a peaceful world.