Antoine Henri Becquerel

Physicist, Academic

1852 – 1908

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Who was Antoine Henri Becquerel?

Antoine Henri Becquerel was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie, for which all three won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Born
Dec 15, 1852
Paris
Also known as
  • Antoine-Henri Becquerel
Parents
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École Polytechnique
  • École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées
  • Lycée Louis-le-Grand
Employment
  • École Polytechnique
Lived in
  • France
Died
Aug 25, 1908
Le Croisic

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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