By HistoryNet Staff 11/13/2017 •
Bertha von Suttner was the first woman to receive this honor.
Nobel Peace Prize in 1905. Suttner had written the influential anti-war novel, Lay Down Your Arms, which was published in 1889. She was a baroness and founded the Austrian Peace Society.
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