Alfred Nobel Age, Biography, Facts & MoreAlfred Nobel is a Swedish, Chemist. Alfred Nobel was born on 21 October 1833 at and Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius. Alfred Nobel hails from Sweden, Norway, religion belongs to is and nationality, Swedish.
21 October 1833
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Wiki / BiographyAlfred Nobel also called as Alfred Bernhard Nobel. Check out below to know more details about Alfred Nobel's Photos, Videos, Gossips, News, Career, Movies List, Wiki, Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Career, Caste, Affairs, Marital Status, Father, Mother, Family, Affairs, Kids, Siblings, Net Worth, Facts, Occupation, Education, Awards & More. Article Type: Biography Category: Chemist Industry/Sector:
|Real Name||Alfred Bernhard Nobel|
|Pet / Nick Name||Not Known|
Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign
|Alfred Nobel Age (Current)||187 years 0 months 10 days old|
|Date Of Birth (DOB)||21 October 1833 (M/D/Y)|
|Star Sign (Nakshatra)||Not Sure|
|Alive Or Dead||Dead|
|Date Of Death (DOD)||-- 10 December 1896 (M/D/Y)|
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Personality, Physical Appearance
Body, Height, Weight
|Alfred Nobel's Height||(approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm in meters- 1.70 m in Feet Inches- 5' 7"|
|Weight||in Kilograms- 64 kg|
in Pounds- 141 lbs
Date of Birth21 October 1833
Place of BirthStockholm, Sweden, Norway
Date of Death10 December 1896
Place of DeathSanremo, Italy
Age (as on 10 December 1896)63 Years
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
SchoolJacobs Apologistic School, Stockholm, Sweden, Norway & Home tutored
Educational QualificationsA Swedish tutor- Lars Santesson taught him Swedish Language, History, World Literature and Philosophy.
A Russian teacher- Ivan Peterov taught him fundamentals of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
He was taught Chemistry by Professors- Yuli Trapp and Nikolai N. Zinin.
FamilyFather- Immanuel Nobel (Inventor)
Mother- Caroline Andrietta Ahlsell
Brother- Ludvig Nobel,
Emil Oskar Nobel
Sister- Betty Carolina Nobel
ControversiesHe was criticized for selling and manufacturing weapons.
Girls, Affairs and More
Affairs/GirlfriendsAlexandra (Russian girl)
Bertha von Suttner (Czech-Austrian pacifist and novelist)
Sofie Hess (from Vienna)
Net Worth$472 million
Some Lesser Known Facts About Alfred Nobel
Does Alfred Nobel smoke?: Not Known
Does Alfred Nobel drink alcohol?: Not Known
He was born to Immanuel Nobel and Carolina Andirette in Stockholm, Sweden.
His father was a renowned engineer and inventor at that time.
Alfred Nobel had 8 siblings and was the 3rd son of Immanuel Nobel, however, only Alfred Nobel and his 3 Brother survived past childhood.
He was a descendant of Olaus Rudbeck (Swedish scientist and writer).
At a very young age, he became interested in engineering (especially explosives) and started learning the basic principles of engineering form his father.
When his father's business failed at the Stockholm, he moved to Saint Petersburg in 1837 and became successful there as a manufacturer of explosives and machine tools.
His father invented modern plywood & also started working on the torpedo.
From 1841 to 1842 (for 18 months), he attended Jacobs Apologistic School in Stockholm, the only school he ever attended.
He met Ascanio Sobrero in Paris (who had invented Nitroglycerin 3 years before) who warned Alfred to use nitroglycerin, however, Alfred became more interested to find ways for making it a usable explosive.
To study Chemistry, he went to the United States for 4 years when he was 18 years old.
In 1857, Alfred filed his 1st patent which was an English patent for a gas meter.
A large chunk of armaments in the Crimean War (1853-1856) was supplied by his family factory.
After returning to Sweden from Russia, Alfred Nobel devoted his time to the study of explosives (especially to the safe use and manufacture of nitroglycerin).
In 1863 and 1865, he invented a detonator and blasting cap respectively.
On 3 September 1864, five people were killed (including his younger brother) in a factory when a shed was exploded which was used for the preparation of nitroglycerin.
In 1867, Alfred Nobel invented Dynamite, which was safer and easier to use than nitroglycerin.
He invented gelignite in 1875, which was even more powerful and stable than dynamite.
In 1884, he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and in 1893, Uppsala University, gave him an honorary doctorate.
During his life, Alfred Nobel established more than ninety armament factories and issues 355 international patents.
When his brother, Ludvig Nobel died in 1888, several newspapers mentioned Alfred's name in obituaries in error and a French obituary wrote- Le marchand de la mort est mort (The merchant of death is dead).
When he was in Paris, he used to attend a Church led by pastor Nathan Sderblom- Church of Sweden Abroad pastor Nathan later won Nobel Peace Prize in 1930.
He had 3 loves in his life and when he proposed to his first love named Alexandra (Russian girl); she rejected his proposal.
He also fell in love with Bertha Kinsky (Austro-Bohemian Countess) who became his secretary in 1876. It is said that she had a major influence in adding the Peace Prize among the other prizes mentioned in his will. She also won Nobel Peace Prize in 1905.
Alfred Nobel had no formal secondary and tertiary level education.
He mixed Nitroglycerin with an absorbent inert substance that became safer and patented this mixture in 1867 as Dynamite'.
He signed his last will on 27 November 1895 and set aside a major bulk of his estate (94% of his total assets; equivalent to 31225000 Swedish Kronor) to establish the 5 Nobel Prizes. The Awards were started in 1901.
He suffered a stroke on 10 December 1896 and died at Sanremo in Italy.
In 1991, Monument to Alfred Nobel was established at Saint Petersburg located along the Bolshaya Nevka River on Petrogradskaya Embankment.
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Father, Mother, Family Details
|Alfred Nobel Father||Immanuel Nobel (Inventor)|
|Mother||Caroline Andrietta Ahlsell|
|No. Of. Brothers|
|No. Of. Sisters|
|Brother(s)||Ludvig Nobel, Robert Nobel, Emil Oskar Nobel|
|Sister(s)||Betty Carolina Nobel|
Relationship, Affair, Wife-Husband, Girlfriends-Boyfriends
|Alfred Nobel Relationship Status||Not Sure|
|Interested In||Not Known|
|Marital Type||Love Come Arrange Marriage|
|Alfred Nobel's Wedding Date||-|
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Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known
|Alfred Nobel's Caste||Father - Not Revealed Yet|
|Mother - Same As Fathers|
|Community||Not Sure, OBC, MBC, FC+|
|Mother Tongue||Not Revealed Yet|
|Languages Known||English, Hindi|
Address, Native, Hometown, Current City
|Native / Origin|
|Home Town||Sweden, Norway|
|Alfred Nobel's Current City||Same As Home Town|
|School||SchoolJacobs Apologistic School, Stockholm, Sweden, Norway & Home tutored CollegeNot Known|
|College||Educational QualificationsA Swedish tutor- Lars Santesson taught him Swedish Language, History, World Literature and Philosophy.|
|Alfred Nobel's Qualification||A Russian teacher- Ivan Peterov taught him fundamentals of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
He was taught Chemistry by Professors- Yuli Trapp and Nikolai N. Zinin. |
|Other Education Notes||Not Known|
|Does Alfred Nobel, Consume Alcohol?||Not Sure Yet|
|Does Alfred Nobel, Smoke Cigarettes?||Not Sure Yet|
|Is Alfred Nobel, Swims?||Not Sure Yet|
|Is Alfred Nobel, Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is Alfred Nobel, a Jogger?||Yes|
|Alfred Nobel's Hobbies||Internet Surfing|
|Music||Old film songs|
He was destined to Immanuel Nobel and Carolina Andirette in Stockholm, Sweden. _x000D_
His dad was a prestigious designer and creator around then. _x000D_
Alfred Nobel had 8 kin and was the third child of Immanuel Nobel, in any case, just Alfred Nobel and his 3 Brother made due past youth. _x000D_
He was a relative of Olaus Rudbeck (Swedish researcher and author). _x000D_
At an exceptionally youthful age, he wound up keen on building (particularly explosives) and began learning the essential standards of designing structure his dad. _x000D_
At the point when his dad's business fizzled at the Stockholm, he moved to Saint Petersburg in 1837 and ended up effective there as a producer of explosives and machine devices. _x000D_
His dad developed current compressed wood and additionally begun dealing with the torpedo. _x000D_
From 1841 to 1842 (for year and a half), he went to Jacobs Apologistic School in Stockholm, the main school he visited. _x000D_
He met Ascanio Sobrero in Paris (who had created Nitroglycerin 3 years prior) who cautioned Alfred to utilize nitroglycerin, notwithstanding, Alfred turned out to be increasingly intrigued to discover ways for making it a usable dangerous. _x000D_
To ponder Chemistry, he went to the United States for a long time when he was 18 years of age. _x000D_
In 1857, Alfred recorded his first patent which was an English patent for a gas meter. _x000D_
An enormous piece of weapons in the Crimean War (1853-1856) was provided by his family manufacturing plant. _x000D_
In the wake of coming back to Sweden from Russia, Alfred Nobel committed his opportunity to the investigation of explosives (particularly to the protected use and production of nitroglycerin). _x000D_
In 1863 and 1865, he developed a detonator and impacting top individually. _x000D_
On 3 September 1864, five individuals were murdered (counting his more youthful sibling) in an industrial facility when a shed was detonated which was utilized for the readiness of nitroglycerin. _x000D_
In 1867, Alfred Nobel developed Dynamite, which was more secure and simpler to use than nitroglycerin. _x000D_
He developed gelignite in 1875, which was considerably more dominant and stable than explosive. _x000D_
In 1884, he was chosen an individual from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and in 1893, Uppsala University, gave him a privileged doctorate. _x000D_
During his life, Alfred Nobel set up in excess of ninety weapon production lines and issues 355 universal licenses. _x000D_
At the point when his sibling, Ludvig Nobel kicked the bucket in 1888, a few papers referenced Alfred's name in tribute in mistake and a French eulogy composed Le marchand de la mort est mort (The shipper of death is dead). _x000D_
When he was in Paris, he used to go to a Church driven by minister Nathan Sderblom-Church of Sweden Abroad minister Nathan later won Nobel Peace Prize in 1930. _x000D_
He had 3 adores in his life and when he proposed to his first love named Alexandra (Russian young lady); she dismissed his proposition. _x000D_
He additionally began to look all starry eyed at Bertha Kinsky (Austro-Bohemian Countess) who turned into his secretary in 1876. It is said that she had a noteworthy impact in including the Peace Prize among different prizes referenced in his will. She likewise won Nobel Peace Prize in 1905. _x000D_
Alfred Nobel had no formal auxiliary and tertiary level training. _x000D_
He blended Nitroglycerin with a retentive idle substance that wound up more secure and protected this blend in 1867 as Dynamite'. _x000D_
He marked his keep going will on 27 November 1895 and put aside a noteworthy heft of his home (94% of his all out resources; proportional to 31225000 Swedish Kronor) to build up the 5 Nobel Prizes. The Awards were begun in 1901. _x000D_
He endured a stroke on 10 December 1896 and passed on at Sanremo in Italy. _x000D_
In 1991, Monument to Alfred Nobel was built up at Saint Petersburg situated along the Bolshaya Nevka River on Petrogradskaya Embankment. _x000D_
Gossips, ControversiesNo Controversy traces upon Alfred Nobel So far. He was criticized for selling and manufacturing weapons.
Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets
|Alfred Nobel's Salary||(approx.)|
|Assets||Million USD (approx)|
|Net Worth||$472 million (approx.)|
Movable and Immovable AssetsNo Asset Details Revealed Yet
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|Favourite Fruit||Elderberries, Cantaloupe|
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|Favourite Destination(s)||Yet To Update,Las Vegas and Las Vegas|
|Alfred Nobel's Favourite Colour||Granny Smith apple, Maximum violet,|
|Favourite Musician||Yet To Update|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Yet To Update|
|Favourite Song(s)||Not Known|