1867 - 1934 (aged 67)
Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist of Polish upbringing and, subsequently, French citizenship.
She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, the first twice-honored Nobel laureate (and still the only one in two different sciences) and the first female professor at the University of Paris.
|Noble Prize||Physics - Radiation||1903|
|Book||Chemistry - Discovery of the elements radium and polonium||1911|