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Nobel, Alfred

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishNobel, AlfredAlfred NobelNo‧bel, Al‧fred /nəʊˈbel, ˈælfrɪd/  (1833–96) a Swedish engineer and chemist who invented dynamite (=a powerful explosive substance) and became very wealthy from his factories that produced explosives. When he died, he left all his money to establish the Nobel Prizes.
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