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's Homes
Alfred Nobel was born in this house on 21 Oct 1833. Source: nobelprize.org.
House on 24 Petrogradskaya Embankment, Russia. Source: nobelprize.org.
'Hawthorn Cottage' - Nobel's house in Lauriston, Scotland. The only building directly associated with Alfred Nobel remaining in Scotland. Source: nobelprize.org
Alfred Nobel's house, with the magnificent garden, Paris. Source: nobelprize.org.
Villa Nobel in San Remo, Italy, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Alfred Nobel lived here during the last few years of his life. He passed away due to a lingering heart ailment and a stroke on 10 Dec 1896. By then his parents, all his siblings - two elder brothers and a younger brother - had passed away. He had not married. At the time of death, in the house, with him were only his servants who did not understand him speaking in Swedish. Source: nobelprize.org.
A postcard view of Sanremo by the waterfront done by La Fotometalgrafica, Bologna, Italy. Source: Åke Erlandsson, Swedish Academy/nobelprize.org.
Nevskij Prospekt, the main street of St. Petersburg, in the 1870s. Source: nobelprize.org.
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Name: Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Birth: 21 Oct. 1833, Stockholm, Sweden
Death: 110 Dec. 1896 San Remo, Italy
Patents: Alfred Nobel held 355 patent worldwide.
Hobbies Poetry, Literature, Health
Languages Spoken: Swedish, Russian, French, English, German, Italian
Alfred Nobel's Will
Bearing Nobel's Name
Childhood and Youth