Nobel Foundation

Nobel Foundation
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The Nobel Foundation logo[1]
Formation 29 June 1900
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden

The Nobel Foundation (Swedish: Nobelstiftelsen) is a private institution founded on 29 June 1900 to manage the finances and administration of the Nobel Prizes.[2] The Foundation is based on the last will of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.[3]

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

  1. ^ Nobelstiftelsen Verksamhetsberättelse 2013 Nobel Foundation.org (in Swedish)
  2. ^ Lemmel, Birgitta (2000-06-29). "The Nobel Foundation: A Century of Growth and Change". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  3. ^ "The Nobel Foundation". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2010-12-19. The Nobel Foundation is a private institution established in 1900 based on the will of Alfred Nobel. The Foundation manages the assets made available through the will for the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace. It represents the Nobel Institutions externally and administers informational activities and arrangements surrounding the presentation of the Nobel Prize. 

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