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Alfred Bernhard Nobel (October 21, 1833, Stockholm, SwedenDecember 10, 1896, Sanremo, Italy) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite and instituted the Nobel Prizes. In 1926 George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept the money for his Nobel Prize, saying, "I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize."





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