BC: "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." -Marie Curie
FC: Madame Curie
1: 1867-1934 | Marie and her siblings
2: Marie became a student in Paris in 1891
3: Marie and Pierre Curie marry in 1895
5: Madame Curie has a daughter, named Irene in 1897. She begins teaching high school physics a few years after her daughter was born.
7: Marie and her husband Pierre win a Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903
8: Pierre Curie dies in 1906 by a horse-drawn carriage
9: In 1906 Marie starts a cooperative school for Irene and other children
11: Marie Curie won her second Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1911
12: From 1914-1918 Marie organizes 20 mobile x-ray cars and 200 radiological posts to treat wounded soldiers in World War 1.
13: Marie becomes member of the League of Nations' International Commission on Intellectual Cooperation. She is elected to the Academy of Medicine.
14: Marie's daughter Irene marries Frederic Joliot in 1926
15: Marie curie dies on July 4, 1934