Marie Curie

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Noun1.Marie Curie - French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizesMarie Curie - French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
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After a short illness in Maria Curie Hospice on 18th December, aged 60 years, Ken, dearly beloved husband of Angela, much loved dad of Natalie and Samantha.
For Maria Curie the most cherished values were: firstly, professional work (particularly scientific work); secondly, social utility of work and science; and, finally, science and education.
If no one else could do that, Maria Curie x-rayed wounded people at the front by herself, arriving at field hospitals with a van containing radiology equipment.
In the analyzed value system the second most important position is occupied by utility, which is understood by Maria Curie as altruism, social usefulness, and contribution to the progress of society.
Ejemplos abundan en la historia: Juana de Arco, Isabel la Catolica, Isabel I de Inglaterra, Edith Stein, Maria Curie, Margaret Thatcher, Angela Merkel, la Madre Teresa de Calcuta.