He was born Alfred Bernhard Nobel on October 21st 1833
Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden–Norway
John Ericsson invented the first iron battle ship, the USS Monitor. This ship was very crucial to the north in the civil war. Alfred also came to America to study chemistry
It was for a Gas Meter.
First Swedish patent, 1863, "ways to prepare dynamite
Nobel finds that when nitroglycerin was incorporated in an absorbent inert substance like kieselguhr it became safer and more convenient to handle. This became the first "dynamite".
He lived in San Remo his residence for his final 5 years of his life. He moved there after feeling betrayed by the French press.
Alfred died in San Remo, Italy, the place where he spent the last years of his life.