A French physicist who won the 1935 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with his wife for discovering artificial radioactivity. He was also a part of the French Resistance during the Nazi occupation of France.
He worked as Madame Curie's assistant at the Radium Institute.
He was a member of the French resistance during World War II.
He was one of the scientists mentioned in Albert Einstein's letter to President Roosevelt as one of the leading scientists studying chain reactions.