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Albert Szent-Györgyi

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Albert Szent-Györgyi
Albert Szent-Györgyi
Born 16 September 1893
Budapest, Hungary
Died 22 October 1986
Nationality Hungarian
Citizenship Sweden (during WWII)
Alma mater University of Budapest
Known for Vitamin C
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1937)
Scientific career
Fields Pharmacology, Anatomy
Institutions Physiology Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands

Albert Szent-Györgyi (Albert Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt, 16 September 1893 – 22 October 1986) was an Hungarian scientist.[1] He won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discoveries about Vitamin C.[2]

He was commonly known for discovering a vitamin that our bodies cannot make, vitamin C

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Albert Szent-Györgyi". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05. 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1937". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-12-21.