Ludvig Nobel

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Birthday
27, 1831
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Apr 12, 1888 (56)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1831
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Apr 12, 1888 (56)

About

Historically one of the world's richest men. He became a philanthropist and humanitarian.

Before Fame

He designed the basics of the world's first oil tanker.

Trivia

He treated his employees well, sharing profits with them and always seeking to improve their working conditions.

Family Life

His brother Robert persuaded him to drill for oil in Baku. He then devised ways to transport the extracted oil.

Associated With

His brother Alfred Nobel established the Nobel Prize Foundation.