December 10 1901 – Nobel Prizes Are Awarded for the First Time

December 10 1901 – Nobel Prizes Are Awarded for the First Time5 (100%) 2 votes *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Five years to the day after Alfred Nobel died, the foundation he created to highlight contributions to the “greatest benefit of mankind” revealed the first five winners of the Nobel Prize on December 10, 1901. In identifying the most crucial discoveries in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace, the committees have annually recognized some of the foremost scientists and thinkers the world has ever known. Throughout his career as an inventor, Nobel managed to take some 355 different ideas from conception to construction, many of them military and none […]