Marie Curie's home is on Quai de Béthune in Paris, France. The two-time Nobel Prize winning physicist lived here from 1912 to 1934. In 1911 she was the subject of a love scandal involving another physicist named Paul Langevin. She had been involved with the married Langevin for about a year when some of their letters made their way into the hands of the press. She was portrayed in an unfavorable light, as a woman wrecking the marriage of a younger man, and her many detractors had a field day. She eventually moved to these apartments on the Ile St. Louis in Paris, where she was afforded a bit of privacy from the curious public. Through the ensuing years she remained active in her work, while touring extensively in her home country of Poland, along with England, Belgium, Brazil, Czechoslovakia and the United States. On July 4, 1934 she died at the Sancellemoz sanatorium in Passy, Haute-Savoie. The cause of death was aplastic anemia, which is believed to have been caused by the many years she spent exposed to radiation in her work. Many of her possessions are still not able to be handled due to the excessive amount of radiation they still contain. In 1995 both she and her husband, Pierre Curie, were disinterred from their original burial spots and reinterred in the Panthéon in Paris. There is a plaque outside the front entrance of this building which notes her time here.Submit photo(s) for this home.
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