World History Minute: The Nobel Prize created (Nov. 27, 1895)

World History Minute:  The Nobel Prize created (Nov. 27, 1895)
World History Minute:  The Nobel Prize created (Nov. 27, 1895)

World History Minute: The Nobel Prize created (Nov. 27, 1895)

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On November 27, 1895, the Nobel Prizes were created. Historian John Schmidt explains how and why. Nobel Peace laureate and Poland’s former President Lech Walesa speaks at the start of an annual meeting of laureates in Warsaw, Poland, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. ((AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)