Maria Skłodowska-Curie, not Marie Curie

 

That post is very painful for me as a Pole. Her name is Maria Skłodowska -Curie, not Marie Curie. She is a Polish Nobel Prize winner and she has Polish name, not French. She is not a French, she only married a Frenchman, and her name is Maria not Marie. Her name is Skłodowska – Curie, and her parents were both from a noble families. Her father name is Władysław, not Ladislas and her mother name is Bronisława, not Bronsitwa. We have not in our language any names Ladislas nor Bronsitwa. This is sad that lot of people in the UK are laughing from   our language, which is in fact very difficult for them, but obviously this is not the reason to offending us and to introducing false as a truth.

 

Maria Sklodowska was born on the 7th November 1867 in Warsaw, to parents; Ladislas and Bronsitwa, who were both teachers. Disaster struck the family when she was eleven, her mother Bronsitwa died from tuberculosis. Marie worked as a tutor and governess, and studied physics, chemistry and maths alongside her job. In 1891 she moved to […]

 

via Nobel Prize Winner: Marie Curie — Roger Bussey