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Alfred Nobel

* 1833 in Stockholm
+ 1896 in Sanremo/Italy


Alfred Nobel      Alfred Nobel

Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist.
He held 355 different patents, dynamite being the most famous.
He is the founder and namesake of the Nobel Prize:
Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature,  Peace and Economics (since 1968).
First laureates in 1901 were
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (physics)
Jacobus H. van ’t Hoff (chemistry)
Emil von Behring (physiology or medicine)
literature (Sully Prudhomme)
Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy (peace)

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