Category:Irène Joliot-Curie

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Irène Joliot-Curie (12 September 1897 – 17 March 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie Skłodowska-Curie 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

Irène Joliot-Curie 
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French scientist
Date of birth 12 September 1897
Date of death 17 March 1956
5th arrondissement of Paris (France)
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Science Faculty of Paris
Doctoral advisor
Member of
  • German Academy of Sciences at Berlin
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium
Position held
  • Ministry of Higher Education and Research
  • minister
Field of work
Award received
  • Officer of the Legion of Honour
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Frédéric Joliot-Curie, 79,958 Swedish krona, 1935)
  • Honorary doctor of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow
  • Matteucci Medal
  • Order of the Cross of Grunwald, 3rd class
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