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#OnThisDay in 1895 the Swedish dynamite millionaire Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament. In his will Nobel specified that the bulk of his fortune should be used for prizes to "those who shall have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind”.

Do you share any interests with the founder of the Nobel Prize, Alfred Nobel? Take a look at how the Nobel Prize categories became an extension and a fulfillment of Alfred Nobel’s lifetime interests.

Take a guess on our Question of the Day: What did Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize, patent on this day in 1867?💡

The Nobel prizes are traditionally awarded at formal ceremonies on December 10, the anniversary of the 1896 death of prize creator Alfred Nobel.

Watch the very moment the 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is announced. Presented by Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. See the full announcement: #NobelPrize 

Are you a global citizen? Today we remember the man behind the #NobelPrize , Alfred Nobel, who was born on 21 October 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was a truly global citizen: he spoke six languages and lived in various countries such as Sweden, Russia, France and Italy.

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What does 'Back to the Future’ have in common with Alfred Nobel? They are both celebrated on 21 October! Today is Alfred Nobel's birthday. It is also the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to the future in their time machine (a DeLorean car). #BackToTheFuture 

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Did you know that a Nobel Laureate should give a Nobel Lecture at least six months after the award ceremony? Take a guided tour around @Stockholm_Uni  to learn more about our Nobel Laureates as well as Alfred Nobel: #NobelPrize 

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#Didyouknow that the element Nobelium is named after Alfred Nobel? The discovery of the element is disputed. In 1957 a group in Stockholm reported its synthesis, but it could not be replicated. A Russian team were later credited with the discovery, but the Swedish name was kept.

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the peace prize was awarded to the U.N. World Food Program, an agency currently run by a former Republican governor of South Carolina, David Beasley; the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded to two American economists at Stanford.

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.” #NobelPrize 

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The World Food Programme contributes daily to advancing the fraternity of nations referred to in Alfred Nobel’s will. As the UN’s largest specialised agency, @WFP  is a modern version of the peace congresses that the #NobelPeacePrize  is intended to promote. #NobelPrize 

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” #NobelPrize 

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On this day 120 years ago, the Nobel Foundation was founded based on the wishes of Alfred Nobel's testament. Nobel had a vision of a better world and the foundation is tasked with the mission to manage his fortune and fulfill the intentions of Nobel's will.

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BREAKING NEWS: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018 to William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer. #NobelPrize 

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Every year the Nobel Prizes are presented on 10 December, in memory of Alfred Nobel who passed away on this day in 1896. Stay tuned to follow the #NobelPrize  festivities later today.

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Congratulations to Abhijit Banerjee on being conferred the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. He has made notable contributions in the field of poverty alleviation.

Are you a global citizen? Today we remember the man behind the #NobelPrize , Alfred Nobel, who was born on 21 October 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was a truly global citizen: he spoke six languages and lived in various countries such as Sweden, Russia, France and Italy.

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