Chemist, Inventor, Awesome Administrator, Social Reformer.
"It could and should soon come to pass that all states pledge themselves collectively to attack an aggressor. That would make war impossible, and would force even the most brutal and unreasonable Power to appeal to a court of arbitration, or else keep quiet."
Images - Alfred Nobel images regarding his love of literature.
Alfred Nobel had a love of literature and possessed a large library.
Lord Byron [1788- 1824 preceded Alfred Nobel's birth]. Nobel's "favourite poet".
The eleven volumes of The Works of Lord Byron. Lord Byron was Nobel's favorite poet. Source: nobelprize.org.
Alfred Nobel appreciated Shelley's idealism and love of liberty. Source: nobelprize.org.
There are thirteen red gilt-edged small volumes by Lord Byron in Nobel's library. Inside the first volume is a handwritten poem in French from "Harriett". Identity of Harriett and recipient of books unknown.
Qu'ils obtiennent dans mon absence
Un doux regard de souvenir;
Car de mon coeur plein de constance
Vous ne pourrez jamais sortir. Source: nobelprize.org.
The play 'Nemesis' written by Nobel during the last year of his life. Source: nobelprize.org.
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Name: Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Birth: 21 Oct. 1833, Stockholm, Sweden
Death: 10 Dec. 1896 San Remo, Italy
Patents: Alfred Nobel held 355 patent worldwide.
Hobbies Poetry, Literature, Health
Languages Spoken: Swedish, Russian, French, English, German, Italian
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