Marie Curie


Born
in Warsaw, Poland
November 07, 1867

Died
July 04, 1934

Genre

Influences


Marie Curie (born Maria Skłodowska; also known as Maria Skłodowska-Curie) was a physicist and chemist of Polish upbringing and, subsequently, French citizenship. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, the first and only person honored with Nobel Prizes in two different sciences, and the first female professor at the University of Paris.

She was born in Warsaw, Vistulan Country, Russian Empire, and lived there until she was 24. In 1891 she followed her elder sister Bronisława to study in Paris, where she obtained her higher degrees and conducted her scientific work. She founded the Curie Institutes in Paris and Warsaw. She was the wife of fellow-Nobel-laureate Pierre Curie and the mother of a third Nobel laureate, Irène
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Average rating: 4.23 · 152 ratings · 25 reviews · 36 distinct works
La vita non è facile, e all...

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4.18 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2015
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Pierre Curie: With Autobiog...

4.32 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1950 — 8 editions
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Radioactive Substances

4.15 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1904 — 34 editions
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Autobiografia

4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1923 — 3 editions
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Escritos biográficos

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Autobiographical Notes by M...

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Μαθήματα φυσικής για τα παι...

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Førstehjelp ved fronten - R...

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Lezioni di Marie Curie. La ...

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Lettere

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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