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						Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Date of Birth September 16, 1893
Date of Death October 22, 1986, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
Place of Birth Hungary
Country Hungary
Profession Physiologist
Horoscope Virgo

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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi is a famous Physiologist, born on September 16, 1893 in Hungary. As of January 9, 2023, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi’s net worth is $5 Million. He was a member of the Hungarian resistance movement during World War II and helped Jews escape from Hungary.

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Spouse Marcia Houston
Children(s) Cornelia Szent-Györgyi, Lola Von Szent-Györgyi


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

He was married four times between 1917 and 1975.

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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Net Worth

Albert is one of the richest Physiologist & listed on most popular Physiologist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Physiologist
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He served as a medic in the Hungarian Army during World War I.

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Albert Ranked on the list of most popular Physiologist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Hungary. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi celebrates birthday on September 16 of every year.

What does Albert Gyorgyi say about discovery?

He is also known for his later contribution to what we know as the Citric Acid (Krebs) cycle. “Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” -Albert Szent-Györgyi in Irving Good, The Scientist Speculates (1962). Vitamin C’s discovery begins with a disease called scurvy.

How did Albert Szent-Györgyi discover vitamin C?

By adding citrus juice to peroxidase, the browning process could be stopped. In his experiments he isolated a substance he called, hexuronic acid that he thought was active within citrus juice. This was one of the first steps in the discovery of what we know today as vitamin C.

When did Albert Szent-Györgyi discover vitamin C?

On April 1, 1932, Science published King’s announcement that he had discovered vitamin C, which was identical to hexuronic acid. King cited Szent-Györgyi’s earlier work on hexuronic acid but gave him no credit for vitamin C.

How do you pronounce Albert Szent-Györgyi?

So, all together now: Aul-bert Sent-Gurge-i. If you want the exact pronunciation, it’s closer to: ‘ɒlbɛrt ‘sɛnt-,ɟørɟi. (Don’t expect to nail that right on your first try.)

Who first discovered vitamin C?

Scurvy was among many diseases suffered due to malnutrition. It wasn’t until the 1930’s that Albert Szent-Györgyi discovered the chemical ascorbic acid—also known as vitamin C—that enables the body to efficiently use carbohydrates, fats, and protein. His discovery was among the foundations of modern nutrition.

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