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Alfred Nobel“The Merchant Of Death”
By Scott Egan, Rachel Kelso and Emma CopeSlide2
Alfred Nobel Is Famous For...
Alfred Nobel is famous for is creation of dynamite and the “Nobel Prizes”.
He also invented Ballistite
which is still used as a rocket fuel.
He also made a gel-like explosive called Gelignite.
He once said “If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to
The Nobel Prizes
Alfred Nobel’s brother died and a local newspaper printed
by accident and when he saw it he saw very disturbing accusations like; “The merchant of Death is Dead”.
Now Alfred was worried about how he would be remembered and he decided to invest 94% of his money into the five Nobel prizes.Slide5
This Is What a Nobel Prize Medal Looks LikeSlide6
He inherited his love of engineering and, in particular explosives, from his father.
His father, Immanuel Nobel, was an inventor and engineer.
Alfred Nobel went to the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.Slide7
His most famous invention
This the old version of dynamite that Alfred Nobel invented.Slide8
He was born on 21
October 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden.
He died when he was 63 on 10
December 1896 in Sanremo, Italy .
His brothers were called Ludvig, Emil Oskar and Robert Nobel.
His parents were called Caroline Andrietta Ahlsell and Immanuel Nobel.Slide9
Famous Nobel Prize Winners
won in 2009
Martin Luther King
won in 1964
Nelson Mandela won in 1993
Mother Teresa won in 1979
Albert Einstein won in 1921
won in 1903 and 1911Slide11