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Нобель Альфред

шведский химик, инженер, изобретатель динамита, учредитель Нобелевской премии

1833-1896 гг.

At the age of 17, Swedish Alfred Nobel spoke five languages fluently. Nobel became an inventor and businessman, and at the time of his death on 10 December 1896, he had 355 patents worldwide – one of them was the patent on dynamite. Furthermore, he had started 87 companies all over the world. According to his will, Alfred Nobel's enormous fortune was to be used to establish prizes to award those who had done their best to benefit mankind in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901, five years after Nobel's death. In 1969, another prize was added "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel".

Alfred Nobel never married and lived most of his

life in France and Italy.

Источник: http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/nobelprize_info/index.html