Bernardo Houssay bio

Birth Name: Bernardo Houssay

Occupation: Physiologist

Place Of Birth: Argentina

Date Of Birth: April 10, 1887

Date Of Death: September 21, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Argentinean

Bernardo Houssay was born on the 10th of April, 1887. He was known for being a Physiologist. Remembered for his research in the fields of endocrinology and physiology, this Argentine-born scientist received the 1947 Nobel Prize for his work on pituitary regulation of glucose in animals.

Bernardo Houssay was born in Argentina. He began attending the University of Buenos Aires’ pharmacy program when he was just fourteen years old; at age seventeen, he entered the same university’s medical school. He later chaired his alma mater’s physiology department. He shared the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with biochemists Carl and Gerty Cori. He was both the first Latin American and first Argentine recipient of a Nobel Prize for science.

Bernardo Houssay was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bernardo Houssay was born in 1880s.

Bernardo Houssay is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Bernardo Houssay was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Bernardo Houssay
NICKNAME: Bernardo
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Bernardo Houssay was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Bernardo Houssay was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Bernardo Houssay had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Bernardo Houssay’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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