Hanna Kvanmo


Age: 79

Summary: longstanding member of the Nobel Peace Prize committee who caused a stir during her last year of committee membership by stating that she wished she could revoke former Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres's share of the Nobel Prize awarded to him because she believed that Peres condoned Israeli military attacks in Palestinian areas as part of prime minister Ariel Sharon's government.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: June 14, 1926

Died: June 23, 2005

Oslo, Norway