tobias asser in 1911
tobias michel karel asser
28 april 1838
|died||29 july 1913 (aged 75)|
|alma mater||university of amsterdam|
johanna ernestina asser (m.
|awards||nobel peace prize (1911)|
tobias michael carel asser (dutch pronunciation: [ˈtoːbiɑs miˈʃɛl ˈkaːrəl ˈɑsər]; 28 april 1838 – 29 july 1913) was a dutch lawyer and legal scholar of jewish background.
in 1911, he won the nobel prize for peace (together with alfred fried) for his work in the field of private international law, and in particular for his achievements establishing the hague conference on private international law (hcch).