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The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders.

Alfred Nobel, was a Swedish chemist who was best known in his lifetime for the invention of dynamite. On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune (over 90%) to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prizes( physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace). As described in Nobel’s will, one part (the peace prize) was dedicated to “the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses”.

The inscription reads: Pro pace et fraternitate gentium”, translated “For the peace and brotherhood of men”. “Prix Nobel de la Paix”, the relevant year, and the name of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate is engraved on the edge of the medal.

The Nobel Peace Prize Medal was designed by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland.

Front of  Nobel Peace Prize

 

 

The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders.

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