Reporting, editing by Carolyn Bennett
“The opening of Nobel’s will, which he had drawn up in Paris on November 27, 1895, and had deposited in a bank in Stockholm,” a Britannica article states, contained a great surprise for his family, friends, and the public. He left the bulk of his fortune in trust to establish what came to be the most highly regarded of international awards, the Nobel Prizes.
Questionable “peace” prizewinners
Bertha von Suttner
“There is also abundant evidence that his friendship with the prominent Austrian pacifist Bertha von Suttner inspired him to establish the prize for peace.”
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