From left to right: Pierre Curie (Nobel Prize in Physics Marie Skłodowska-Curie -Polish scientist (Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 and Chemistry Irène Curie (Nobel Prize in Chemistry Dr Curie (Pierre Curie's father).
Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history
Irène Joliot-Curie French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Jointly with her husband, Joliot-Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of artificial radioactivity.