Curie Marie SklodowskaCurie
, Marie Sk&lslash;odowska 1867–1934.
Polish-born French chemist. She shared a 1903 Nobel Prize with her husband, Pierre Curie (1859–1906), and Henri Becquerel for fundamental research on radioactivity. In 1911 she won a second Nobel Prize for her discovery and study of radium and polonium.