Marie Curie

Physicist Marie Curie Full Name: Marie Curie


Profession: Physicist
Why Famous: Conducted pioneering research on radioactivity, chemical element radium and polonium in which she won The Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903.

Born: November 7, 1867
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Died: July 4, 1934 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Aplastic anemia

Married Life

  • 1895-07-26 Physicist and chemist Marie Curie (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France

Historical Events in the Life of Marie Curie

  • 1898-12-21 French Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium
  • 1903-12-10 Nobel Prize for physics awarded to Pierre and Marie Curie
  • 1911-12-31 Marie Curie receives her 2nd Nobel Prize

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