(b. c. 460 BCE, island of Cos, Greece—d. c. 375 BCE, Larissa, Thessaly)
(b. 384 BCE, Stagira, Chalcidice, Greece—d. 322 BCE, Chalcis, Euboea)
Pliny the Elder
(b. 23 CE, Novum Comum, Transpadane Gaul [now in Italy]—d. Aug.
24, 79, Stabiae, near Mt. Vesuvius)
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci
(1452 – 1519)
" On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace - the Nobel Prizes. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden's central bank) established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. Learn more about the Nobel Laureates here."