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1867: Marie Curie is born in Warsaw, Vistula Land (Poland).

1870: A massive migration of Poles to the United States begins in 1870, lasting into 1914, during which some three and a half million Poles emigrate to the United States.

1890: Marie Curie moves from Warsaw to Paris, France. Her father stays behind in Warsaw.

1893: The National League of Poland, an underground movement promoting Polish nationalism, is based in Warsaw.

1905: Inspired by the Russian Revolution of 1905, the Polish citizens of Congress Poland rise up against Tsarist Russia. This uprising, however, is crushed.

1914-1918: The course of events of World War I lead eventually to the formation of an independent Poland, ending one hundred and twenty-three years of occupation and partition. In 1918, the newly formed Polish government controls the former Congress Poland and Galicia.

1932: The Warsaw Radium Institute is inaugurated by the Curie Foundation of Paris, in accordance with a longtime dream of...

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