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Alfred Nobel
(1833–1896)
Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite; owned Bofors, a major armaments manufacturer; in his last will, he used his enormous fortune to institute the Nobel Prizes.
Alfred Nobel

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FranceEdit

  • November 28, 1887, primary patent 181179 for blasting powder "ballistite" in France.

RussiaEdit

  • 1877, a ten-year Russian patent "to produce new solid explosive substances from liquid explosives"

SwedenEdit

  • October 1863, Swedish patent for percussion detonator - the "Nobel lighter," - later knowns as a blasting cap
  • 1863, Swedish patent for the preparation of nitroglycerin (originally called "blasting oil")
  • September 19, 1867, Swedish patent for Dynamite

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