High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Ragnar Sohlman, born
February 26, 1870 in Stockholm, dead July 9, 1948 at the Karolinska
hospital, Solna, was a Swedish chemical engineer, manager, civil
servant, and creator of the Nobel Foundation.Ragnar Sohlman was
born in Stockholm, son to August Sohlman, a well-known newspaper
man, and his wife Hulda Maria Sandeberg. In 1887, he enrolled at
the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and graduated as a
chemical engineer in 1890.In 1893 Sohlman became the assistant of
Alfred Nobel in San Remo, and Nobel's will from 1895 named him and
Rudolf Lilljequist as executors, with Sohlman expected to do most
of the work. The will stated As Executors of my testamentary
dispositions, I hereby appoint Mr Ragnar Sohlman, resident at
Bofors, Varmland, and Mr Rudolf Lilljequist, 31 Malmskillnadsgatan,
Stockholm, and at Bengtsfors near Uddevalla. To compensate for
their pains and attention, I grant to Mr Ragnar Sohlman, who will
presumably have to devote most time to this matter, One Hundred
Thousand Crowns, and to Mr Rudolf Lilljequist, Fifty Thousand
Crowns; -Alfred Bernhard Nobel, will dated Paris, 27 November 1895
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