Curie,Marie
Curie, Marie. Originally Manja Skłodowska. 1867-1934.
Polish-born French chemist. She shared a 1903 Nobel Prize with her husband, Curie, Pierre (1859-1906), and Henri Becquerel for fundamental research on radioactivity. In 1911 she won a second Nobel Prize for her discovery and study of radium and polonium.

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