Albert Schweitzer

Known as the Founder of Lambaréné, this Nobel Prize recipient was a great doctor and surgeon, priest, and a musician. He was born in Alsace in the German empire where he studied theology and became a priest. Later he studied medicine, and together with his wife who was a nurse, they built a hospital in Lambarene. As gifted musician, Schweitzer performed several organ concerts in Europe, the proceeds was used to finance his hospital in Gabon.

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