Hans Selye, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hans Selye

Austro-Hungarian scientist

Date of Birth: 26-Jan-1907

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 16-Oct-1982

Profession: physician, psychologist, university teacher, physiologist, endocrinologist

Nationality: Canada, Hungary, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Hans Selye

  • János Hugo Bruno "Hans" Selye (; Hungarian: Selye János; January 26, 1907 – October 16, 1982), was a pioneering Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist of Hungarian origin.
  • He conducted important scientific work on the hypothetical non-specific response of an organism to stressors.
  • Although he did not recognize all of the many aspects of glucocorticoids, Selye was aware of their role in the stress response.
  • Charlotte Gerson considers him the first to demonstrate the existence of biological stress.

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