Albert Szent-Györgyi

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Albert Szent-Györgyi
Albert Szent-Györgyi
Born16 September 1893
Died22 October 1986
CitizenshipSweden (during WWII)
Alma materUniversity of Budapest
Known forVitamin C
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1937)
Scientific career
FieldsPharmacology, Anatomy
InstitutionsPhysiology 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

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  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.