Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist, mechanic, inventor and entrepreneur.

Alfred Nobel interesting facts

1. Alfred Nobel is the founder of the fund, which today awards the most important prize that can be awarded to a scientist, artist, economist – the Nobel Prize. In his will, he bequeathed 32 million Swedish kroner, to the Swedish Academy of Sciences, to award prizes to the best scientists.

2. During his studies in Paris, Alfred Nobel met an Italian chemist – Ascania Sobrera, who invented nitroglycerin.

3. During one of the tests he carried out with his father, there was an explosion in which several people were killed. Among the victims was his younger brother.

4. In 1866, he created dynamite.

5. In 1887 he patented a smokeless gunpowder which he called: ballistite.

6. He was the owners of factories producing explosives located in 20 European countries.

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7. Alfred Nobel had no wife or children.

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8. Alfred Nobel was born 186 years ago. He died 123 years ago (data: May 2019).

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Where and when was Alfred Nobel born?

Alfred Nobel was born on October 21, 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Where and when did Alfred Nobel die?

Alfred Nobel died on December 10, 1896 in San Remo, Italy.

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How did Alfred Nobel die?

The cause of Alfred Nobel’s death was a stroke.

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How many years did Alfred Nobel live?

Alfred Nobel lived 63 years.

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How tall was Alfred Nobel?

Alfred Nobel was about 170 cm tall.

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What sign of the Zodiac was Alfred Nobel under?


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