Marie Curie Biography, Accomplishment, Discovery

Marie Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Marie Salomea Skłodowska–Curie
Birth Date –> November 7, 1867
Death –> July 4, 1934
Nationality –> Polish/French

Husband –> Pierre Curie
Children –> Irène Joliot-Curie, Ève Curie

College –> University of Paris
Degree –> Physics and Chemistry

* First and only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice
* The first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
* Discovery of the elements polonium and radium
* Discovery of Radioactivity

1921 – Franklin Medal of the American Philosophical Society
1911 – Nobel Prize in Chemistry
1909 – Elliott Cresson Medal
1907 – Actonian Prize
1904 – Matteucci Medal
1903 – Davy Medal
1903 – Nobel Prize in Physics with husband Pierre Curie and Henri Becquerel

See also: List of Nobel Prize in Physics

See also: List of Inventors

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