Dear Wikiwand AI, let's keep it short by simply answering these key questions:
Can you list the top facts and stats about Pierre Curie?
Summarize this article for a 10 years old
Pierre Curie (// KURE-ee, French: [pjɛʁ kyʁi]; 15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity, and radioactivity. In 1903, he received the Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Skłodowska–Curie, and Henri Becquerel, "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel". With their win, the Curies became the first ever married couple to win the Nobel Prize, launching the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes.
|Born||(1859-05-15)15 May 1859|
|Died||19 April 1906(1906-04-19) (aged 46)|
|Alma mater||University of Paris|
|Institutions||University of Paris|
|Thesis||Propriétés magnétiques des corps à diverses températures (Magnetic properties of bodies at various temperatures) (1895)|
|Doctoral advisor||Gabriel Lippmann|