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Pierre Curie (15 Mey 1859 – 19 Aprile 1906) wis a French pheesicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity an radioactivity. In 1903 he received the Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi his wife, Marie Skłodowska Curie, an Henri Becquerel, "in recognition o the extraordinary services thay hae rendered bi thair jynt researches on the radiation phenomena discovered bi Professor Henri Becquerel".

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Pierre Curie
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Born 15 Mey 1859(1859-05-15)
Paris, Fraunce
Died 19 Apryle 1906(1906-04-19) (aged 46)
Paris, Fraunce
Naitionality French
Alma mater Sorbonne
Kent for Radioactivity
Hauf-marrae(s) Marie Curie (m. 1895)
Childer Irène Joliot-Curie
Ève Curie
Awairds Nobel Prize in Pheesics[lower-alpha 1] (1903)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Doctoral advisor Gabriel Lippmann
Doctoral students Paul Langevin
André-Louis Debierne
Marguerite Catherine Perey


  1. awairdit jyntly tae Pierre Curie an wife Marie Curie