Which famous family of scientists has the most Nobel Prizes?
A total of 6 Father and Sons, 4 married couples, and two brothers have won the Nobel Prize since it was first awarded in 1901. However, the Curie family seems to have struck Nobel gold with 5 prizes the Curies
In 1903, Marie Curie became the first woman laureate when she shared the physics prize in with her husband, Pierre. Marie Curie also found Nobel Gold 8 years later, this time in Chemistry. Their daughter Irene Joliot-Curie shared the 1935 chemistry prize with her husband Frederic Joliot for their synthesis of radioactive elements.
They remain the only family to have won husband-wife awards through two generations.