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History behind Nobel Prize


When Alfred Nobel's brother died, the newspaper confused the two and published Alfred's obituary instead of his brother's. As he read his own obituary, Alfred realised that the world would remember him for his invention of dynamite-an instrument of destruction. It was because of that experience that he decided to fund the Nobel Prizes. Today, most of the world knows his name in connection with humankind's greatest achievements and not as an inventor of dynamite.