Awards & Winners

Irène Joliot-Curie

Date of Birth 12-September-1897
Place of Birth Paris
(ÃŽle-de-France, France, Seine)
Nationality France
Also know as Irene Joliot-Curie
Profession Scientist, Chemist
Irène Joliot-Curie was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie 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. This made the Curies the family with the most Nobel laureates to date. Both children of the Joliot-Curies, Hélène and Pierre, are also esteemed scientists.

Awards by Irène Joliot-Curie

Check all the awards nominated and won by Irène Joliot-Curie.


Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(in recognition of their synthesis of new radioactive elements)