CHEMIST

Alfred Nobel

1833 - 1896

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Bernhard Nobel ( noh-BEL, Swedish: [ˈǎlfrɛd nʊˈbɛlː] (listen); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. He held 355 different patents, dynamite being the most famous. The synthetic element nobelium was named after him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Nobel has received more than 3,729,892 page views. His biography is available in 137 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular chemist.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Alfred Nobel ranks 1 out of 473After him are Louis Pasteur, Dmitri Mendeleev, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Irène Joliot-Curie, Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, Amedeo Avogadro, Linus Pauling, Svante Arrhenius, and Fritz Haber.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1833, Alfred Nobel ranks 1After him are Johannes Brahms, Alexander Borodin, Wilhelm Dilthey, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Benjamin Harrison, Élie Ducommun, Alfred von Schlieffen, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Félicien Rops, and Eugen Dühring. Among people deceased in 1896, Alfred Nobel ranks 1After him are Paul Verlaine, Anton Bruckner, Clara Schumann, William Morris, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, August Kekulé, Otto Lilienthal, Hippolyte Fizeau, John Everett Millais, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Alfred Nobel ranks 2 out of 935Before him are Carl Linnaeus (1707). After him are Astrid Lindgren (1907), Ingmar Bergman (1918), Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Tycho Brahe (1546), Anders Celsius (1701), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Selma Lagerlöf (1858), Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), and August Strindberg (1849).

Among CHEMISTS In Sweden

Among chemists born in Sweden, Alfred Nobel ranks 1After him are Svante Arrhenius (1859), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Theodor Svedberg (1884), Arne Tiselius (1902), Sune Bergström (1916), Bengt I. Samuelsson (1934), Johan August Arfwedson (1792), Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745), Carl Gustaf Mosander (1797), Georg Brandt (1694), and Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767).

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