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Marie Skłodowska-Curie (1867–1934) Born in Poland, she moved to France in 1891. She is the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize (physics 1903). She received a second Nobel Prize in 1911, this time in chemistry. Marie and Pierre Curie isolated polonium and radium. She actively promoted the use of radium for medical purposes throughout her life.

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Pierre and Marie Curie shortly after their wedding, 1895, Sceaux -nd [for their wedding contract] - There was no lawyers necessary, as the marriage pair possessed nothing in the world - nothing but two glittering bicycles bought the day before with money sent as a present from a cousin, with which they were going to roam the countryside in the coming summer. — Ève Curie, in Madame Curie (1938)

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Pierre and Marie Curie physicists and chemists, discovery of radium 1903. Stamp from Monaco 1938

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie (1867–1934) Born in Poland, moved to France in 1891. She is the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize (physics 1903). She received a second Nobel Prize in 1911, this time in chemistry. Marie discovered the elements radium and polonium which Marie and Pierre Curie isolated. She actively promoted the use of radium for medical purposes throughout her life.

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Marie Curie (1867-1934), Polish-French physicist-chemist, pioneer of research on radioactivity; first female Nobel laureate, first person awarded two Nobel Prizes in different fields, first female professor at the University of Paris

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Irène Joliot-Curie (1897 – 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for the discovery of artificial radioactivity. This made the Curies the family with the most Nobel laureates to date. She died of leukemia from accumulated radiation exposure.

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Marie Curie Was A Polish Physicist And Chemist Famous For Her Work On Radioactivity And Twice A Winner Of The Nobel Prize

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