Wednesday, February 07, 2007

All About Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize is name after the swedish chemist Alfred Nobel who invented the Dynamite. He was first awarded the prize five years after his death.

The Nobel Prize was initially awarded for subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace. Later on Economics was also added.

These prizes are awarded to individuals only except the Peace Prize and each award is awarded to minimum three people in a year.

The first Nobel prizes were awarded to

Chemistry : Jacobus H' van't Hoff
Physics : Wilhelin C Rotgen
Medicine : Emil A Von Behring
Literature : Rene F A Sully Prudhomme
Peace : Jean H Dunant Frederic Passy.

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