Marie Curie

Timeline created by Raina Clark
  • Birth

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    The life of Marie Curie

  • Mother's death

    Mother's death
    She was 10 years old, when her mother died of tuberculosis. Shortly after her older sister had died of typhus.
  • Graduation

    Marie Curie graduated high school at age 15.
  • Married

    In July 1885 Marie married her ten years elder Pierre Curie.
  • Irene Joliot-Curie born

    Their daughter was born.
  • First Nobel Prize

    First Nobel Prize
    This Nobel Prize was in Physics
  • Pierre died

    Pierre slipped and fell in the street, and his head was crushed under the wheels of a heavy wagon, killing him instantly.
  • Second Nobel Prize

    Second Nobel Prize
    The second nobel prize was in the field of Chemistry.
  • Death