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Alfred Nobel

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."

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Bust of Alfred Nobel outside Björkborn mansion, his last home in Sweden. Now the manor is a museum. Visitors may picture Alfred Nobel's summer time. Image Author: Tomas er. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Nobelium, element. Los Alamos National Laboratory USA

6032 Nobel (1983 PY), Main-belt Asteroid. NASA, Jet Propulsion Lab, Caltech.

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Commemorative plaque at the City Hall of Sevran, France. Source: nobelprize.org.


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Commemorative plaque at Alfred Nobel's old Laboratory. Source: nobelprize.org.


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Nobel monument "Blown up Tree" on the bank of the River Neva, St. Petersburg. Source: nobelprize.org.


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Mali stamp featuring Alfred Nobel and depicting symbols representing the five Nobel Prize categories. Designed and engraved by Jacques Combet.February 22, 1971, Scott No. C115.


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Stamp from Deutsche Post AG from 1995, 100th anniversary of Nobel testament, 1995. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Stockholm, Sweden, Silver Medal Honoring the Presentation of the Nobel Prizes December 10, 1975. D.= 39 mm 19.92 g Sterling Silver. Head l. surrounded by symbols for money and sciences. Medallist: RR (W. Richard Renninger), Sculptor, Franklin Mint, 1918 Boyertown, Pennsylvania - 1995 Philadelphia. Date: April 2013. Authot: Berlin George. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Monaco stamp depicting Medal for Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and Literature commemorationg Alfred Nobel's 150th birth anniversary. Designed by Swiss graphic artist René Baur, engraved by Czeslaw Slania. Scott No. 1395. Issued November 9, 1983.


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Alfred Nobel Norway stamp.
This set was issued in 2001 to commemorate 100 years of the Nobel Peace Prize, awarded from Oslo, Norway. Masterly crafted by Sverre Morken and Enzo Finger, using a combination of 3 different engraving/printing techniques. The process took Morken almost 1 year.


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Monaco EUROPA stamp titled "Paix," featuring portrait of Alfred Nobel and a peace dove, designed and engraved by Claude Jumelet. Commemorating 50th anniversary of Allied victory in Europe (VE Day) during World War Two, Scott No.1944. May 8, 1995


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The Nobel Monument, in Theodore Roosevelt Park, New York, erected in 2003. Joint project by Consulate General of Sweden and New York City for honouring all American Nobel Laureates and Alfred Nobel. The US has largest number of Nobel Laureates.


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Swedish stamp marking centenary of Nobel Prize. Depicting Alfred Nobel and medals; Peace [left] and Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and Literature. 2001


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USA stamp marking centenary of Nobel Prize. Depicting Alfred Nobel and medals; Peace [left] and Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and Literature. 2001

“One comes to be of just such stuff as that on which the mind is set” - Maithri Upanishath, VI.34:3

“…the peace that is found in libraries and laboratories…” - Louis Pasteur
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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.
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