In the great tradition of the French giving wonderful statues, this bronze monument was a gift of the Association of Members of the Legion of Honor and the French National Order of Merit, and is not only an tribute to arguably history's greatest female sicientist, but also a symbol of French-Polish friendship. It was unveiled in 2014 to coincide with the 80th anniversary of Curie's passing.
Maria Skłodowska-Curie Museum
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Born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867, local lass Maria Skłodowska would become better known to the world as Madame Marie