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by Åke Erlandsson   “Thus it [the child] grew and developed into a thinking, sentient being with an inner world of poesy that no tyranny could extinguish. The lyrics of our wonderful poets became for me entrancing and consoling echoes of the spiritual world of feeling and thought.” Beatrice Cenci in Alfred Nobel’s tragedy Nemesis…

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On November 27, 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his third and last will at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. When it was opened and read after his death, the will caused a lot of controversy both in Sweden and internationally, as Nobel had left much of his wealth for the establishment of a prize. His family…

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Swedish chemist, inventor, engineer, entrepreneur and business man Alfred Nobel had acquired 355 patents worldwide when he died in 1896. He invented dynamite and experimented in making synthetic rubber, leather and artificial silk among many other things. Here is a list of 29 Swedish and 58 English patents. Swedish Patents 1863. Patent number 1261. Ways…

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by Birgitta Lemmel In 1873 Alfred Nobel settled in Paris and bought a magnificent house on He had a small laboratory in the yard, where he worked together with the young French chemist , who was to become Nobel’s faithful and trustworthy assistant behind the scenes during the nearly two decades that the inventor spent…

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by Birgitta Lemmel In 1865, soon after production at his very first company – outside Stockholm – had got started, Alfred Nobel left Sweden for Hamburg with the aim of creating a company for the production of blasting oil (the brand name for ) in Europe. He had been encouraged to set up business in…

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When was the first Nobel Peace Prize awarded? In 1901. The prize was shared between of Switzerland, founder of the Red Cross, and the French parliamentarian and peace activist . Who decides what individual/s and/or organisation/s that gets awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? The Peace Prize is awarded by the , an independent five-member body…

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by Jan Lindsten and Nils Ringertz Introduction “…The whole of my remaining realizable estate shall be dealt with in the following way: The capital shall be invested by my executors in safe securities and shall constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during…

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Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Physics The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is responsible for selecting the Nobel Laureates in Physics. By the terms of the Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1901. The Academy was founded in 1739 and has today about 440…

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English has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 is to be awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. During World War One, chemical weapons were used to a considerable degree. The Geneva Convention of 1925 prohibited the use, but not the…

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Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet is responsible for selecting the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine. By the terms of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet since 1901. The Nobel Assembly has 50…

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