The long history of the Nobel Prize dates all the way back to 1895 when the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel decided to write his will. Nobel put aside the biggest part of his fortune to fund an annual innovative award of five prizes for those who would give the greatest benefit to mankind.
Seen as the most prestigious intellectual achievement anyone could ever receive, the Nobel Prizes were originally given to people who had great achievements in chemistry, literature, physiology, medicine, and physics, but also peace.
Even if the Nobel Prize is an immense honor, not all the circumstances related to this prize were always honorable. There have been various scandals associated with the Nobel Prize, and here are some of the most important: