4/9 Pallab Ghosh explains how Marie Curie achieved fame through her work on radioactivity.
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3/9 Author William Boyd champions playwright Anton Chekhov's claim to greatness.
2/9 Despite being fictional, Nick Danziger makes a powerful case for the Belgian reporter.
1/9 With Matthew Parris. Phill Jupitus nominates former Clash frontman Joe Strummer.