Otto von Fürth

Intro Austrian scientist
Was Chemist Professor Educator Biologist Scientist Physiologist
From Austria
Type Academia Biology Science
Gender male
Birth 18 November 1867, Strakonice, Czech Republic
Death 7 June 1938, Vienna, Austria (aged 70 years)
Star sign Scorpio

Otto von Fürth (18 November 1867 – 7 June 1938) was an Austrian physician, physiologist and biochemist. Fürth studied at the University of Prague, the University of Heidelberg and the University of Berlin. He worked at the University of Vienna, the University of Prague and the University of Straßburg where received his habilitation in medical chemistry in 1899. From that point on he worked in Vienna focusing on biochemistry. In 1898 he announced the discovery of "suprerenin." He received the Lieben Prize in 1923.

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