Marie Curie By: Sophie Wanta

Marie Curie was born in Warsaw,Poland on November 7,1867 Died in Passy,France on July 4,1934.

She had two children Eve and Irene but unfortunately her husband died in a horse drawn wagon accident.

(Eve left) (Irène right)

She was the first woman to win a Nobel prize.

Her name before she got married was Maria Sklodowska and she meet the love of her life when they were lab partners.

Pierre Curie

Her parents were teachers and she was the youngest of five children.

She was in a hospital when she died because she was carrying test tubes of radium in her lab coat.

Her daughter Irene followed in her footsteps and won a Nobel prize with her husband She was working on the discovery of X-rays.

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