|Born||16 September 1893
|Died||22 October 1986
|Citizenship||Sweden (during WWII)|
|Institutions||Physiology Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands|
|Alma mater||University of Budapest|
|Known for||Vitamin C|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1937)|
Albert Szent-Györgyi (Albert Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt, 16 September 1893 – 22 October 1986) was an Hungarian scientist. He won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discoveries about Vitamin C.
He was commonly known for discovering a vitamin that our bodies cannot make, vitamin C
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- "Biography of Albert Szent-Györgyi". The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1937/szent-gyorgyi-bio.html. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1937" (in English). The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1937/index.html. Retrieved 2009-12-21.