Jacques Curie

Physicist, Deceased Person

1856 – 1941

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Who was Jacques Curie?

Paul-Jacques Curie was a French physicist and professor of mineralogy at the University of Montpellier. Along with his younger brother, Pierre Curie, he studied pyroelectricity in the 1880s, leading to their discovery of some of the mechanisms behind piezoelectricity.

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Born
Oct 29, 1856
Paris
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  • France
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Died
Feb 19, 1941
Montpellier

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on July 23, 2013

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