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On December 15th 1852, Antoine Henri Becquerel was born in Paris, France
At the age of twenty, Becquerel entered École Polytechnic, a university in Paris.
In 1888, Becquerel received his Doctor of Science degree.
On March 1st, 1896, by accident, he discovered that uranium salts spontaneously emit a penetrating radiation that can recored on a photographic plate. He had discovered a phenomenon, radioactivity.
In 1903, Becquerel received the Noble prize for physics with Pierre and Marie Curie.
On August 25th 1908, Antoine Henri Becquerel died due to serious burns that formed on his skin.