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Did you know that the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901? The Nobel Prize was created by Alfred Nobel a wealthy engineer, chemist, and inventor. The Nobel Committee looks for individuals or groups that have done something incredible that improves or helps mankind in physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine, literature, economics, and peace. Recipients of the Nobel Prize receive a gold medal, a diploma, and a monetary prize. Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been awarded to 870 individuals and 23 organizations.

We hope that you have a prize-winning day today! Remember to think kind thoughts, use kind words, and do kind things. We Love You.

 

Bonus Fact: Alfred Nobel built his wealth his many inventions, including dynamite and armaments. When his brother died, the newspapers made a mistake and published an obituary for Alfred instead, titled “The merchant of death is dead”. Alfred Nobel was shocked and disturbed about the legacy he was creating and restructured his will to create the Nobel Prizes.

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