Marie Curie Biography
Name: Marie Sklodowska Curie
Birth date: November 7, 1867 - July 4, 1934
Profession: physicist, chemist
Best works: Nobel Prize in Physics, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, research on radioactivity
Why you should read it: she is one of the few women awarded with the Nobel Prize in a scientific discipline, but she won it not just once, but twice. In fact, the Curie family has won in total 5 Nobel Prizes.