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Who Was The Founder Of The Nobel Prize?

Who Was The Founder Of The Nobel Prize?

All, Did you know.?
We have heard a lot about the Nobel Prize but today we will know when it started and by whom. There was a man named Alfred Barnard who was born on 21 October 1833 in the city of Scotholm, Sweden. He was a scientist by profession who had invented a lot in his life. He also invented explosive materials like dynamite. Along with this, he was also the owner of a large stock of petrol. Due to all this, he had got a lot of wealth. source: nytimes.com He thought that such a huge income should be used for some good cause. Thinking this, he made his will. In this testament, he got him to write that after his death a fund should be made of the income from all his property and five awards should be given every year out of the annual interest received from him. He also desired that the ...