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Who is Alfred Nobel?

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


  1. "Alfred Nobel" is a book by Kenne Fant.
    • also known as "Alfred Nobel: a biography"
  2. "Alfred Nobel" is a book by Erik Bergengren.
    • also known as "Alfred Nobel, the man and his work"
  3. "Alfred Nobel" is a book by Hertha Pauli.
    • also known as "Alfred Nobel, dynamite king, architect of peace"

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Google previewA Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV since 1930 (2011)

by A. Bowdoin Van Riper

Alfred Nobel, the son of a civil engineer who experimented with explosives for both construction and military applications, was himself more interested in pure science—particularly chemistry and physics—and English literature. Sent abroad in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel (1833-96) invents a detonating cap Alfred Nobel invents dynamite by mixing nitroglycerine and kieselguhr. German chemist Hermann Sprengel shows that picric acid can be used French chemist Eugene Turpin ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of International Relations: M-R (2002)

by Cathal J. Nolan

Highly prestigious international awards generated from the estate of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), a Swedish munitions manufacturer who became fascinated ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (2009)

by Ari Ben-Menahem

Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel (1833-96) invented a detonating cap based on mercury fulminate. 1867 Alfred Nobel invented dynamite by mixing nitroglycerin and kieselguhr.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

Alfred Nobel invents dynamite by mixing nitroglycerine and kieselguhr. 1871 German chemist Hermann Sprengel shows that picricacid canbeusedas an explosive. 1875 Alfred Nobel invents blasting gelatin (nitroglycerine mixedwith ...

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If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied. (Alfred Nobel)
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