Alfred nobel was born to immanuel and andriette nobel in stockholm sweden on october 21 1833 (frost) nobel was the 2nd youngest of 4 children his father, immanuel nobel, was a great inventor but a very poor business man and his mother, whom he dearly loved, kept the family together (fant.
The nobel prize is awarded each year for accomplishments in science, medicine, literature, and peace this new biography explores the enduring legacy of the man who established the award and for whom it is named, alfred nobel illustrations.
Alfred nobel was an inventor, entrepreneur, scientist and businessman who also wrote poetry and drama his varied interests are reflected in the prize he established and which he lay the foundation for in 1895 when he wrote his last will, leaving much of his wealth to the establishment of the prize.
A sixth, the riksbank prize in economic sciences in memory of alfred nobel, was established in 1968 and funded by sweden's central bank - between 1901 and 2012, the prizes have been awarded 555 times to 862 winners, of which 838 are individuals and 24 are organizations. Media related to alfred nobel at wikimedia commons alfred nobel – man behind the prizes biography at the norwegian nobel institute nobelprizeorg documents of life and activity of the nobel family under the editorship of professor arkady melua series of books the nobels in baku in azerbaijan international, vol 102 (summer 2002), 56–59.
Alfred nobel: the man behind the prize alfred nobel is known for starting the nobel prize this prize is given every year to some of the greatest minds in the world who through their work, help to better society. The man behind the peace prize tells the story of the enduring legacy of alfred nobelkathy-jo wargin is the bestselling author of more than 30 books for children among her many awards for her work are an international reading association children's choice award for the legend of the loon and an ira teachers' choice award for win one for the gipper.