Nobel Peace Prize

In the simplest English possible:

  • Nobel invented dynamite
  • Got really rich
  • people used it to blow other people up
  • Nobel felt bad
  • Gave fortune for Nobel Prize money

Presidents who won the Nobel Peace Prize:

  • Theodore Roosevelt - 1905: Help to end the Russo-Japanese War
  • Woodrow Wilson - 1918: The idea of a League of Nations
  • Jimmy Carter - 2002: Untiring efforts for peace; humanitarian efforts
  • Barack Obama - 2009: Opening up international dialogue about democracy
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