Happy birthday, Marie Curie.

The first woman to receive a doctorate in French history. Discoverer of radium. The only person to win the Nobel prize in two separate fields (Physics and Chemistry). She died from exposure to radioactive materials, as did her daughter Irene. Her husband, however, was killed when a horse-drawn cart ran him over.

More info here & here

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