Curie, Marie

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Born: Nov 07, 1867 AD
Died: 1934 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Polish
Categories: Chemists, Physicists


French (Polish-born) chemist and physicist

 

with Pierre Curie, co-discovered elements polonium 1898, radium 1898

 

discovered radioactivity of thorium

 

1895 - Wife of Pierre Curie 

 

1906 - 1st woman to teach at the Sorbonne

 

1910 - with Andre Debierne, co-discovered pure metallic form of radium

 

1903 - Nobel Prize in Physics

 

1911 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry

 

1934 - Died of leukemia due to longtime research exposure to radioactivity

 

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