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Pierre Curie

French physicist

1859   -   1906

country of citizenship: France
language of expression: French
educated at: Science Faculty of Paris, Sorbonne, homeschooling
occupation: physicist, chemist, university teacher, nuclear physicist
award received: Nobel Prize in Physics, Elliott Cresson Medal, Benjamin Franklin Medal, Davy Medal, Matteucci Medal, La Caze Prize of the Academy of Sciences
position held: professor

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Pierre Curie (, KEWR-ee; French: [pjɛʁ kyʁi]; 15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity, and radioactivity. In 1903, he received the Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Skłodowska-Curie, and Henri Becquerel, "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel".
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