PHYSICIST

Marie Curie

1867 - 1934

Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie ( KEWR-ee, French: [kyʁi], Polish: [kʲiˈri]; born Maria Salomea Skłodowska; 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) 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, is the only woman to win the Nobel prize twice, and is the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields. She was part of the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, her Wikipedia page in English has received more than 10,542,127 page views. Her biography is available in 163 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3rd most popular PHYSICIST.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among PHYSICISTS, Marie Curie ranks 3 out of 659Before her are Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. After her are Stephen Hawking, Michael Faraday, Alessandro Volta, Niels Bohr, Max Planck, James Clerk Maxwell, André-Marie Ampère, Pierre Curie, and Ernest Rutherford.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1867, Marie Curie ranks 1After her are Frank Lloyd Wright, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Józef Piłsudski, Luigi Pirandello, Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Emil Nolde, Natsume Sōseki, Käthe Kollwitz, Mary of Teck, and Margaret Brown. Among people deceased in 1934, Marie Curie ranks 1After her are Paul von Hindenburg, Lev Vygotsky, Edward Elgar, Fritz Haber, Ernst Röhm, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Albert I of Belgium, Raymond Poincaré, Kurt von Schleicher, Sergey Kirov, and Engelbert Dollfuss.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Marie Curie ranks 2 out of 930Before her are Nicolaus Copernicus (1473). After her are Frédéric Chopin (1810), Pope John Paul II (1920), Catherine the Great (1762), Arthur Schopenhauer (1860), Rosa Luxemburg (1871), Paul von Hindenburg (1847), Lech Wałęsa (1943), David Ben-Gurion (1886), L. L. Zamenhof (1859), and Heinz Guderian (1888).