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Alfred Nobel

Person  Male  Born 21/10/1833  Died 10/12/1896

Categories: Science, Peace, Seriously Famous

Countries: Sweden

Chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. Invented dynamite, first demonstrating it in 1867 in a quarry in Redhill, Surrey. An inadvertently premature obituary, "The merchant of death is dead", prompted Nobel, with no wife or children, to leave his wealth to fund annual prizes for eminence in five fields, one of which is Peace.

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