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Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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Who is Alfred Bernhard Nobel?

Alfred Bernhard Nobel a.k.a. Alfred Nobel: Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.

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Google previewStudent's Encyclopedia of General Knowledge (2015)

by Azeem Ahmad Khan, Dr Ruth Premi, General Press

Nobel Prize, named after Alfred Bernhard Nobel, is the most prestigious award in the world. The six Nobel Prizes are awarded each year to those who, in the opinion of judges, have contributed the most in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, peace and economics. The first prizes were awarded in 1901. The Nobel Prize for economics was established by the Swedish National Bank and awarded for the first time in 1969. The Nobel Prizes are awarded ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Literary Influences (2001)

The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914 by John Powell, Derek W. Blakeley, Tessa Powell

Alfred Bernhard Nobel, a Biography (New York: Arcade, 1993). Frangsmyr, Tore. Alfred Nobel (Stockholm: Swedish Institute, 1996). Kant, Horst. Alfred Nobel [Biographien hervorragender Naturwissenschaftler, Techniker und ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of the History of Technology (2002)

by Lance Day, Ian McNeil

Forsyth, Alexander John Gatling, Dr Richard Jordan Heinkel, Ernst Howe, Frederick Webster Hunt, Walter Krupp, Alfred Lawrence, Richard Smith Leonardo da Vinci Lewis, Colonel Isaac Newton Maxim, Sir Hiram Stevens Mole, Lancelot de Nobel, Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Immanuel North, Simeon Parkhurst, Edward G. Pratt, Francis Ashbury Rickover, Admiral Hyman George Root, Elisha King Shrapnel, General Henry Sobrero, Ascanio Spencer, Christopher Miner Szilard, Leo Tizard, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History (2014)

by Kenneth E. Hendrickson III

Alfred Bernhard Nobel was born ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Dictionary of World History (2006)

by John J. Butt

Nkrumah, Kwame No Nobel, Alfred Bernhard Nobel Prize Nobilis Nobility Nok Culture Nome Norman Conquest Normandy Campaign Normans Norsemen (see Normans; Vikings) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (2009)

by Ari Ben-Menahem

CE Alfred Bernhard Nobel (1833-1896, Sweden). Invented dynamite (a combination of nitroglycerin with an absorbent substance).

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

They are awarded annually from a fund bequeathed for that purpose by the Swedish inventor and industrialist Alfred Bernhard Nobel and administered by the Nobel Foundation. Nobel's 1895 will established five of the six prizes: those for physics, chemistry, literature, physiology or medicine, and peace. The prize for economic sciences was added in 1969. Each yearthousands of invitations are sent out to members of scholarly academies, scientists, university professors, previous ...

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Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Portrait of Alfred Bernhard Nobel (1833-1896), Chemist

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

Medium: Medium unknown

Dimensions: 15.8 cm x 11.1 cm

Date: prior to 1896

Collection: Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology - As a supplement to the Dibner Library for the History of Science and Technology's collection of written works by scientists, engineers, natural philosophers, and inventors, the library also has a collection of thousands of portraits of these individuals. The portraits come in a variety of formats: drawings, woodcuts, engravings, paintings, and photographs, all collected by donor Bern Dibner. Presented here are a few photos from the collection, from the late 19th and early 20th century.

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Accession number: SIL14-N001-23

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