We all know of the history of the famous Alfred Nobel, his dynamite and his testament to start the international Nobel Prize, in the end of the 19th century. Less known in the amazing story of his brothers Ludwig and Robert, and their industrial development in Azerbaijan, St Petersburg etc. Center for Business History in Stockholm is working on digitalizing the archives of the Branoil history in Baku, and the web site will open this summer. An exhibition on the Oil Histor in Azeerbaijan can be seen at the Economy Museum in Stockholm right now. If you are interested, you can suscribe on the newsletter firstname.lastname@example.org . Svensk Form is planning to open a new web site on contemporary Swedish Design in collaboration with the Center for Business History, as a complement to our historical design archive www.designarkiv.se Our start-up meeting is today.
Alexander Husebye, director of the Centre for Business History in Stockholm welcomes to the Branobel seminar
Thomas Tydén, chairman of the Family Nobel Society, talks about the less famous Nobel brother Robert - and I think they look alike!
The Branobel logotype - here used for the 25th anniversary of the company
Ludwig Nobel in the middle, with his brothers Robert to the left and the famous Alfred Nobel to the right