Marie Curie Timeline Biography  

Marie Curie, a well known physicist and chemist, was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first great person to be awarded with two Nobel prizes during her lifetime.

She held multiple degrees in math, physics and chemistry. She was a pioneer of radioactivity and discovered two elements called polonium and radium. She also contributed to the first studies in the treatment of cancers using radioactive isotopes.

Marie Curie Timeline Biography:


1867: Born on November 7 in Warsaw, Poland


1891: Went to Paris for higher studies at Sorbonne. She became the first woman instructor at Sorbonne at a later date


1895: Married Pierre Curie


1903: Won the first Nobel Prize along with her husband Pierre Curie for their contribution to the study of spontaneous radiations of the element discovered by Becquerel; Awarded Davy Medal of the Royal Society with her husband


1904: became the chief assistant in her husband’s laboratory.


1906: Death of her husband Pierre Curie in a tragic accident


1911: Won the second Nobel Prize in recognition of her work in radioactivity


1914: Was appointed Director of the Radium Institute in Paris


1921: President Warren gifted Marie Curie a gram of radium


1922: Became a member of the French Academy of Medicine and devoted her work to medical applications of radioactive substances.


1932: Founded a Radium institute at Warsaw; her sister Brownia was appointed the director. This institute is now popularly called Maria Skłodowska-Curie Institute of Oncology


1934: Died in France on July 4 following a short span of illness

Her entire family which included husband Pierre Curie, her daughter Joliot-Curie and her son-in-law Frédéric Joliot-Curie won Nobel Prizes during their lifetime.

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What-Was-Marie-Curie-Famous-For      Marie Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw. She was a well known physicist and chemist. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to be awarded with two Nobel prizes during her lifetime. She held multiple degrees in math, physics and chemistry was the first woman instructor in Sorbonne. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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