The Nobel Prizes were set up through the will of Swedish chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Bernhard Nobel
, who died in 1896.
Nobel Prize for Literature One of six prizes that are awarded annually by four institutions (three Swedish and one Norwegian) from a fund established under the will of Alfred Bernhard Nobel
. The first award was given on Dec.
The Swedish inventor Alfred Bernhard Nobel
(1833-1896) was a member of a family that produced nitroglycerine and had lost a brother in an explosion.
1896 - Alfred Bernhard Nobel
, Swedish chemist and industrialist who invented dynamite, died.
1896: Alfred Bernhard Nobel
, who invented dynamite, died.