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Alfred Nobel“The Merchant Of Death”

By Scott Egan, Rachel Kelso and Emma Cope

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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

be good,

I

am satisfied”.

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Alfred Nobel

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The Nobel Prizes

Alfred Nobel’s brother died and a local newspaper printed

Alfred’s

farewell

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.

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This Is What a Nobel Prize Medal Looks Like

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His Education

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.

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His most famous invention

This the old version of dynamite that Alfred Nobel invented.

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About Alfred

He was born on 21

st

October 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden.

He died when he was 63 on 10

th

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.

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The Nobels

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Famous Nobel Prize Winners

Barack

Obama

won in 2009

Martin Luther King

Jr

won in 1964

Nelson Mandela won in 1993

Mother Teresa won in 1979

Albert Einstein won in 1921

Marie

Curie

won in 1903 and 1911

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