Alfred Nobel

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Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)

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Safety was the original reason Alfred Nobel set forth to create dynamite.
During a press conference yesterday, Lars Heikensten, CEO of the Nobel Foundation, spoke about Alfred Nobel and his will, which laid the foundation of the world's most famous award, the Nobel Prize.
Since 1969 an additional prize has been awarded at the ceremony in Stockholm, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, which was established in 1968 on the occasion of the Riksbank's 300th anniversary.
1 million, will be presented in Oslo on December 10, the anniversary of the death of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, who founded the award in his 1895 will.
Born today Carrie Fisher, actress, 57; Julian Cope, musician, 56; David Campese, former Australian rugby player, 51; Jade Jagger, jewellery designer, 42; Andrew Scott, actor, 37; Kim Kardashian, reality TV star/model, 33 1833: Prize founder Alfred Nobel, industrialist, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes, was born in StocKholm.
The economics award was not among the original prizes created in 1895 by Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel to honor work in physics, medicine, chemistry, literature and peace, but was added by the Swedish central bank in 1969 in memory of the industrialist.
The prizes were first awarded in 1901 to honor achievements in Science, literature and peace in accordance with the will of dynamite inventor and business tycoon Alfred Nobel.
Alfred Nobel was originally known for inventing what?
In the opened letter penned by Archbishop Tutu, along with Northern Irelands' Mairead Maguire and Argentina's Adolfo Perez Esquivel, said that the "EU is clearly not 'the champion of peace' that Alfred Nobel had in mind when he wrote his will.
From the dynamite, one of the most famous inventions of Alfred Nobel, to the pacemaker, developed by Rune Elmqvist, the exhibition also showcases the many contributions of Sweden to the world.
The economics prize is not technically a Nobel prize since it was created in 1968 by Sweden's central bank in honor or Alfred Nobel, the industrialist who created and funded the original five Nobel prizes (medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace).
elcomo es conocida, fue invento del sueco Alfred Nobel hacia 1866, o sea 56 anos posteriores a los eventos de la toma violenta de Guanajuato por Hidalgo y seguidores.
The Nobel Prizes were founded by Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), the Swedish inventor of dynamite.
The award's official name is The Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden's Reserve Bank) Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
AIDAN O'Brien's Power made an eyecatching winning debut in the Alfred Nobel EBF Maiden at the Curragh.