Who was Alfred Nobel?

Introduction Alfred Bernhard Nobel (21 October 1833 to 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best known for having bequeathed his fortune to establish the Nobel Prize, though he also made several important contributions to science, holding 355 patents in his lifetime. Nobel’s most famous invention was dynamite,… Read More


Dynamite Plans…

“Perhaps my dynamite plans will put an end to war sooner than your [pacifist] congresses. On the day two army corps can annihilate each other in one second all civilized nations will recoil from war in horror.” Alfred Nobel (1833 to 1896) Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, and industrialist who invented dynamite… Read More