Four American Presidents have won
the Nobel Peace Prize.
Wilson--Wilson won the peace prize
for his work in founding the League of
President Theodore "Teddy"
negotiated a peace treaty ending the
bloody war between Japan and
President James Earl "Jimmy"
Carter--Carter won the Nobel Peace
Prize in 2002 for his many
accomplishement in promoting peace and
human rights, including the peace
treaty between Egypt and Israel
Obama--According to the Nobel Prize
Committee, President Obama won the
award for "efforts to strengthen
international diplomacy," his "vision
of and work for a world without nuclear
weapons" and for inspiring hope and
creating "a new climate in
of the announcement of President
Obama's winning of the Nobel Peace
Prize for 2009.
of President Obama's comments upon
winning the 2009. Nobel Peace