Marie Curie Married to Pierre Curie

Only Woman to win two Nobel Prize

Marie Curie Married to Pierre Curie

Marie Sklodowska Curie, commonly known as Marie Curie was born on 7 November 1867 in Warsaw (modern-day Poland). She was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and the only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice, and the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields. She shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics with her husband Pierre Curie and physicist Henri Becquerel.  She won the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. She is the one, who did discover polonium and radium.

Marie Curie married French physicist Pierre Curie on July 26, 1895. They were introduced by a colleague of Marie’s after she graduated from Sorbonne University.

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