Rosika Schwimmer was a prominent organizer, author, and lecturer for women's rights and pacifism, founder of the Hungarian Feminist Association (1897) and, as Hungarian Minister to Switzerland in 1918, one of the first female diplomats. As a leading member of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) she toured Europe and the United States to campaign and lecture. On the foundation of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) she became its vice president. In 1921 she emigrated to the United States where she continued her struggle for peace. In 1948, the year of her death, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize (caption by the editorial team).
Rosika Schwimmer (1877–1948), black-and-white photograph, 1914, unknown photographer, Harris & Ewing, Inc.; source: Library of Congress, Harris & Ewing Collection, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.04641.