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Albert Szent-Györgyi

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Albert Szent-Györgyi
Albert Szent-Györgyi
Born16 September 1893
Budapest, Hungary
Died22 October 1986
CitizenshipSweden (during WWII)
FieldsPharmacology, Anatomy
InstitutionsPhysiology Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands
Alma materUniversity of Budapest
Known forVitamin C
Notable awardsNobel 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