Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Born: September 16, 1893

Died: October 22, 1986

Nationality: Hungarian

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Albert Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt was a Hungarian physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937. He is credited with discovering vitamin C and the components and reactions of the citric acid cycle. He was also active in the Hungarian Resistance during World War II and entered Hungarian politics after the war.

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Source/Notes: Gerald Pollack (01/30/2008). Water, Energy, and Life: Fresh Views From the Water's Edge. University of Washington TV. Retrieved on February 5, 2011.

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