Nobel Foundation

The Nobel Foundation (Swedish: Nobelstiftelsen) is a private institution founded on 29 June 1900 to manage the finances and administration of the Nobel Prizes. The Foundation is based on the last will of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.

It also holds Nobel Symposia on important breakthroughs in science and topics of cultural or social significance.

Read more about Nobel FoundationHistory, Nobel Symposia, Other Nobel Prizes Announced By The Nobel Family

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