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In his lifetime Nobel was known as The Merchant of Death for selling explosives to any and all as long as the price was right. The idea of the Nobel Prizes was to whitewash that reputation by giving away a portion of his prophits as a philanthropic prize of excellence, much as the yellow journalist Joseph Puliterzer instituted a prize for excellence in journalism and letters.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. He was 35 when he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, the youngest male recipient so far and the youngest overall winner of the award at the time. H…owever, Yemeni journalist, politician and human rights activist Tawakkol Karman is currently the youngest overall winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. She was 32 when she was a co-winner of the award in 2011. The 1976 co-winner of the Peace Prize, Mairead Corrigan (now Mairead Maguire), a peace activist from Northern Ireland, was also 32 when she won the award, but was about a week-and-a-half older at the time than Karman was when she won the award.
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He was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its previous role as primarily an iron and ste…el producer to a major manufacturer of cannon and other armaments. Nobel held 350 different patents, dynamite being the most famous. He used his fortune to posthumously institute the Nobel Prizes. The synthetic element nobelium was named after him.
Alfred Nobel was from Stockholm Sweden.
I think it is because he felt bad that he had killed so many people with his inventin of dynamite. Is this true? If not, then why?
Martin Luther King Jr. was the first black man to win a Nobel Peace Prize.
Alfred Nobel did not win a NOBLE PEACE PRIZE but he created the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE because after inventing dynamite and it killed quite a lot of people i think he didn't want t…o be known as a dynamite king we just wanted to bring Peace to the world so that's why he made the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE.
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Nobel opened the paper one morning to find his obituary which called him "the dynamite king." In actuality it was his brother who had died, but Nobel decided he did not want t…o be remembered only as someone who brought destruction to the world through his work. He set up the foundation to promote peace and advancements in other major fields of importance such as literature, physics, mathematics, and medicine.
Because he had invented what he considered one of the most dangerous weapons of war of his age (comparable to single handedly inventing and building nuclear weapons): dynamite…! Yes he had not invented it to be a weapon, he had invented it to make nitroglycerine safe in mining and construction, but it became a weapon.
No, the Nobel Prizes were only established after the death of Alfred Nobel using the fortune he had amassed from his hundreds of inventions (one of which was dynamite).
he was named for the nobel PEACE prize
Because he was the son of bankrupt but became aa mikkionaire;a scientist with love of literature,and ,industrialist who managed to remain an idealist.He made a fortune but… lived a simple life.A lover of mandkind but never had a wife or family to love him back.He invented a new explosive,dynamite,to improve the peacetime industries of mining and road building,but saw it used as a weapon of war to kill and injure people....
Alfred Nobel was from Stolkholm, Sweden. He was born there October 21, 1833.
The Nobel Peace Prize 1911 was awarded jointly to Tobias Michael Carel Asser and Alfred Hermann Fried