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
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." Marie Skłodowska-Curie November 1867 – 4 July was a physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity.