27 November 1895
Alfred Nobel invented dynamite as a building material (for blasting tunnels and such).
Instead, our military history has shown how dynamite is more often used as a weapon of war and of terrorism: everything from minefields to grenades to suicide bombers.
As an act of contrition, in his last will and testament Alfred Nobel instituted the international award that bears his name: the Nobel Prizes are given out annually to recognize those who have helped mankind move forward in the name of peace, of literary creativity, and of scientific discovery.
Alfred Kastler won The Nobel Prize in Physics in 1967.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969 was awarded jointly to Max Delbruck, Alfred D. Hershey and Salvador E. Luria for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses.
Daniel Alfred Sanborn died in 1883.
Alfred Daniel Williams King died in 1969.
The cast of Alfred Nobel - Mr. Dynamite - 1983 includes: Pernilla August as Sofie Hess Hans Villius as Narrator Margreth Weivers as Bertha von Suttner John Zacharias as Alfred Nobel
Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.
He was the inventor of dynamite.
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....