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Alfred Nobel: Biography, Inventions, Nobel Foundation

Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden on October 21, 1833. (Encarta) His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques of blasting rock.  Alfred’s mother, Andrietta Ahlsell came from a wealthy family. Due to…