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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
Citizenship Sweden (during WWII)
Nationality Hungarian
Fields Pharmacology, Anatomy
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.[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.