The prize, worth about $1.1 million, will be presented in Oslo on December 10, the anniversary of the death of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel
, who founded the award in his 1895 will.
Born today Carrie Fisher, actress, 57; Julian Cope, musician, 56; David Campese, former Australian rugby player, 51; Jade Jagger, jewellery designer, 42; Andrew Scott, actor, 37; Kim Kardashian, reality TV star/model, 33 1833: Prize founder Alfred Nobel
, industrialist, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes, was born in StocKholm.
The economics award was not among the original prizes created in 1895 by Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel
to honor work in physics, medicine, chemistry, literature and peace, but was added by the Swedish central bank in 1969 in memory of the industrialist.
The prizes were first awarded in 1901 to honor achievements in Science, literature and peace in accordance with the will of dynamite inventor and business tycoon Alfred Nobel
was originally known for inventing what?
In the opened letter penned by Archbishop Tutu, along with Northern Irelands' Mairead Maguire and Argentina's Adolfo Perez Esquivel, said that the "EU is clearly not 'the champion of peace' that Alfred Nobel
had in mind when he wrote his will."
" I chose it because there are many safety issues with Indian roads." From the dynamite, one of the most famous inventions of Alfred Nobel
, to the pacemaker, developed by Rune Elmqvist, the exhibition also showcases the many contributions of Sweden to the world.
The economics prize is not technically a Nobel prize since it was created in 1968 by Sweden's central bank in honor or Alfred Nobel
, the industrialist who created and funded the original five Nobel prizes (medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace).
The Nobel Prizes were founded by Alfred Nobel
(1833-1896), the Swedish inventor of dynamite.
AIDAN O'Brien's Power made an eyecatching winning debut in the Alfred Nobel
EBF Maiden at the Curragh.
The Zayed Future Energy Prize has the potential to do for clean energy what Alfred Nobel
did for science and peace.