August Krogh

Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh

Full Name: Schack August Steenberg Krogh
Profession: Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate


Biography: Discovery of the mechanism of regulation of the capillaries in skeletal muscle. Krogh's principle.

Born: November 15, 1874
Birthplace: Grenaa, Jutland, Denmark
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: September 13, 1949 (aged 74)

Historical Events

  • 1920-12-10 August Krogh is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the regulation mechanisms of capillaries in skeletal muscle