Emily Arnesen


Emily Arnesen born Kristiania, Norway June 14, 1867 (d. 1928). Zoologist and educator; pioneer in international peace education; first president of Norwegian WILPF; co-founder WILPF Geneva 1919.


The inquiry has shown that there are people from different milieus in countries formerly at war with one another, who are now ready to co-operate in regard to international education against war.” (Vienna, June 1921, Report of Education Committee to Third WILPF Conference, p. 239; photo muv.uio.no)