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Curie, Pierre

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1906 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Chemists, Physicists

1859 – He was born on the 15th day of May this year in Paris, France.


1895 – He obtained his Doctor of Science degree and was appointed Professor of Physics.


1900 – He was promoted to Professor in the Faculty of Sciences in this year.


1903 – He shared this year’s Nobel Prize in physics with his wife, Maria Sklodowska-Curie, and Henri Becquerel, "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel." He was once again awarded the Davy Medal of the Royal Society of London in this year (jointly with his wife).


1904 – He he became Titular Professor.


1905 – He was elected to the Academy of Sciences.


1906 – He was killed in a street accident on the 19th day of April this year in Paris.