Alfred Bernhard Nobel, invented dynamite. He was Swedish inventor, chemist and industrialist. He was born on 21st October in the year 1833 in Stockholm of Sweden. He was the third son of Immanuel and Andriette Ahlsell Nobel.
Dynamite was invented in 1866. Nobel found that when nitroglycerin was incorporated in an absorbent inert substance like kieselguhr (diatomaceous earth) it became safer and more convenient to handle, and this mixture he patented in 1867 as "dynamite".