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Noun

1. albert schweitzer, schweitzer

French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)

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Albert. 1875–1965, Franco-German medical missionary, philosopher, theologian, and organist, born in Alsace. He took up medicine in 1905 and devoted most of his life after 1913 to a medical mission at Lambaréné, Gabon: Nobel peace prize 1952

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ˈAlbert (ˈɑlbɛʀt) ; älˈbert) 1875-1965; Alsatian medical missionary, theologian, & musician in Africa

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Alsatian philosopher, physician, and musician who founded (1913) and spent much of his life at a missionary hospital in present-day Gabon. Schweitzer was a noted organist and wrote many theological works. He won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize.

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