The first Nobel Peace Prize was won by Frederic Passy and Henry Dunant. They shared a prize of 150,782 Swedish Kronor. Frederic Passy was born on 20th May, 1882 in Paris, France. He was an economist. Passy raised the notion that free trade among nations would bring an end to fighting.
Henry Dunant also known as Henri Dunant was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 8th May, 1828. He was a businessman/activist. He was the founder of the Red Cross. He anchored a lot of humanitarian services.