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M. Pierre et Mme. Sklodowska Curie, 1903

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M. Pierre et Mme. Sklodowska Curie, 1903

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Marie Curie (Polish born French Physicist) 1867-1934, pictured with her husband Pierre Curie in the garden of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Sevres, Paris.

Marie Curie (1867–1934), Polish-born French physicist, famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize. With Henri Becquerel and her husband, Pierre Curie, she was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics. She was the sole winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and she is the only woman to win the award in two different fields.

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1900 - 1940
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