Marie Curie

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  • Birth

    Birth
    On November 7, 1867 Marie Curie was born in Warsaw Poland. She was the youngest out of four brothers and sisters. Marie was the daughter of Wladyslaw and Bronislawa Sklodowska.
  • School

    School
    In 1878 Marie Sklodowska set out for her second school. Along with her older sister Helena Sklodowska.
  • Graduated

    Graduated
    In 1883, Marie Sklodowska graduated from Gymnasium number three. First in her class, she was awarded a gold medal. Along with five other male students.
  • License

    License
    In 1893 Marie Sklodowska received her license in Sciences. She was one of the two that received their licenses that were female. In the entire University.
  • Mathematics

    Mathematics
    Just a year later, in 1894 Marie Sklodowska received her license in mathematics, she was one out of five females. There were 210 women attending the college, the college had over 9,000 people attending.
  • Pierre

    Pierre
    On July 26, 1895 Marie married Pierre Curie. Just one year later after she got her license in Mathematics.
  • 3,800 Franc Prix Gegner award

    3,800 Franc Prix Gegner award
    Marie got awarded the 3,800 Franc Prix Gegner award. For her lengthy work on magnetic properties of steel, as well as her work on radioactivity.
  • Nobel Prize

    Nobel Prize
    In 1903 Marie Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for her findings in radioactivity.
  • Radium

    Radium
    In 1910 Marie had succeeded in obtaining Radium in a metallic state. She made Radium 900 times the power of Uranium.
  • Nobel Prize two

    Nobel Prize two
    Marie Curie won an unpredicted second, Nobel Prize this time in chemistry and new radioactivity elements. Even better she won this prize on her birthday.
  • Death

    Death
    Marie Curie died on July 4, 1934 in Passy France (66 years). Marie Curie was buried in Pantheon France.
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    Marie Curie

    Marie Curie was the most known female scientist in 19th century. For her findings oh Radium and Polonium. Without Marie's findings we wouldn't have the weapons we have today. Radioactivity is one of the most dangerous gases ever discovered.