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Top 9 Interesting Facts About Nobel Prize You Have To Know

The Swedish industrialist, Alfred Nobel left a heap of fortune to endow the Nobel prize in order to honour the work of people in five areas : physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, peace and literature. A sixth award, Economics, is added by the Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) in the memory of Alfred Nobel. Alfred Nobel…

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The 9 Philanthropists Who Have Given Away The Most Money

It’s one thing to affect the world with brilliant, innovative entrepreneurial ideas, but it’s another to change the world for the better through an act of charity or philanthropy. They’ve built huge empires and amassed fortunes — but they’re giving much of their money away. Here are nine stories. #1. Eli and Edythe Broad $3.5 billion (current…

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