Marie Curie
#295 Overall Influence

Marie Curie

Polish-French physicist and chemist

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Marie Salomea Skłodowska Curie , born Maria Salomea Skłodowska , was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. As the first of the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes, she was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and the only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice, and the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two scientific fields. She was the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris in 1906.

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Flying University

Former underground educational enterprise in Warsaw

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#19 World Rank
Chemistry
#45 World Rank
Physics

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