MARIE CURIE was born on November 7, 1867. She was a daughter of the secondary school teacher and therefore received some scientific training from her father. She then went to PARIS to continue her higher studies where she obtained Licenciateships in Physics and Mathematical sciences.There she met PIERRIE CURIE, a professor of physics, in 1894 and they got married the next year.
Her researches along with his husband were performed in the extreme poor and difficult conditions, both had to continue teaching along with the researches to earn a livelihood. But still Curies were so much passionate regarding their field that it led them to the isloation of Polonium, and the element was named radium after the Maris's country, radium.
Marie devoted her life for the betterment of her people and promoted the use of radium in the World war I. She along with her teenage daughter, Irene, prepared tiny glass tubes containing radioactive radon that comes from the minerals containing radium and then this tube was used by the doctors in treating the wounds.
Her husband died in 1906 which left her broken but she continued her husband's passion and became the professor of general physics and that was the very first time a woman had held this position. She then became a member of the conseil du physique Solvay from 1911 till her death in 1922. she was also a member of the committee of intellectual Co-operation of the leagues of nations. She contributed her services to the several scientific papers.
She was highly dignified and was admired throughout the world. Marie received numerous honorary science, medicine and law degrees and together with her husband, she was awarded half of the Nobel prize for physics in 1903. She received several awards along with her husband and made an interesting history of love with understanding.