August Krogh

Danish physiologist

August Krogh (Schack August Steenberg Krogh, 15 November 1874 – 13 September 1949) was a Danish zoologist.[1] He won the 1920 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discoveries about capillaries.[2]

August Krogh
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August Krogh
Born15 November 1874
Died13 September 1949
Alma materCopenhagen University
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1920)
Scientific career
InstitutionsCopenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  1. "Biography of August Krogh". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1920". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)