Ève Curie

writer, journalist and pianist, younger daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie

Ève Denise Curie Labouisse (French pronunciation: ​[ɛv dəniz kyʁi labwis]; December 6, 1904 – October 22, 2007) was a French and American writer, journalist and pianist. She was the younger daughter of Marie Curie and Pierre Curie. Her sister was Irène Joliot-Curie and her brother-in-law Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Ève was the only member of her family who did not choose a career as a scientist and did not win a Nobel Prize. She worked as a journalist, and wrote her mother's biography Madame Curie and a book of war reportage, Journey Among Warriors.[1][2]

Ève Curie
Ève Curie in 1937
Ève Curie in 1937
BornÈve Denise Curie
(1904-12-06)December 6, 1904
Paris, France
DiedOctober 22, 2007(2007-10-22) (aged 102)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationJournalist, pianist
NationalityFrench, American
CitizenshipFrance (1904–2007)
United States (1958–2007)
EducationB.A. in Science
B.A. in Philosophy
Alma materCollège Sévigné
Notable worksMadame Curie (1937)
Journey Among Warriors (1943)
Notable awardsNational Book Award (1937)
Croix de guerre
Légion d'Honneur (2005)
SpouseHenry Richardson Labouisse (1954–1987; widowed)
RelativesMarie Curie (mother)
Pierre Curie (father)
Irène Joliot-Curie (sister)


  1. Curie, Ève (1938). Madame Curie, translated by Vincent Sheean (1 ed.). Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. Retrieved 23 August 2016 – via Internet Archive.
  2. Curie, Ève (1943). Journey Among Warriors (1 ed.). Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. Retrieved 21 August 2016 – via Internet Archive.