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Ferdinand Buisson

Ferdinand Édouard Buisson (December 20, 1841-February 16, 1932) was a French academic, educational bureaucrat, protestant pastor and pacifist, socialist politician.

Buisson helped up France's system of universal, secular primary education in the 1880's, as well as prominent involvement in many pacifist organizations, notably des Droits de l'Homme (League for Human Rights).

He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1927.