Schweitzer

[ shwahyt-ser, shvahyt- ]
/ ˈʃwaɪt sər, ˈʃvaɪt- /

noun

Albert, 1875–1965, Alsatian writer, missionary, doctor, and musician in Africa: Nobel Peace Prize 1952.

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Schweitzer
/ (ˈʃwaɪtsə, ˈʃvaɪt-) /

noun

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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Medical definitions for Schweitzer

Schweitzer
[ shwītsər, shvīt- ]
Albert 1875-1965

French philosopher, physician, and musician who founded (1913) and spent much of his life at a missionary hospital in present-day Gabon. He won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize.
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