SHE WAS THE FIRST WOMAN TO WIN A NOBEL PRIZE, THE FIRST PERSON AND THE ONLY WOMAN TO WIN THE NOBEL PRIZE TWICE, AND THE ONLY PERSON TO WIN THE NOBEL PRIZE IN TWO SCIENTIFIC FIELDS. HER SIGNATURE IS EXTREMELY RARE.
MARIE CURIE (1867-1934) SIGNED SLIP, “M. Curie”, 5 x 2, black ink, by the Polish-born, French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She won the 1903 Nobel Prize for physics, along with her husband Pierre, for researching the process of radiation, and winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering the elements radium and polonium. She coined the term “radioactivity and founded the Curie Institute in Paris and Warsaw. This extremely rare, boldly-penned signature is written in ink diagonally across the small sheet of paper. It is in fine condition.