Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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Birthday
16, 1893
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 22, 1986 (93)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
16, 1893
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 22, 1986 (93)

About

Physiologist from Hungary who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. His best-known accomplishment is his discovery of vitamin C.

Before Fame

He served as a medic in the Hungarian Army during World War I.

Trivia

He was a member of the Hungarian resistance movement during World War II and helped Jews escape from Hungary.

Family Life

He was married four times between 1917 and 1975.

Associated With

He and Scotland's Alexander Fleming are both recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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