Pierre Curie’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 15, 1859

Death Date

Apr 19, 1906

Age of Death

46 years

Cause of Death

Accident

Place of Death

Apr 19, 1906

Profession

Physicist

The physicist Pierre Curie died at the age of 46. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Husband of radioactivity pioneer Marie Curie who collaborated with her on her most important research. He and his wife jointly received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics for their research into the radiation phenomena.

His daughter Irene Joliot-Curie, and his son in-law Federic Joliot-Curie were also physicists who won Nobel Prizes for their research into radioactivity.

Quotes

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Radium could be very dangerous in criminal hands.

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Alfred Nobel’s discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.

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Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature’s secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind, or whether the knowledge will be harmful.