Albert Schweitzer

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Birthday
14, 1875
Birthplace
Kaysersberg, France
Death Date
Sep 4, 1965 (90)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1875
Birthplace
Kaysersberg, France
Death Date
Sep 4, 1965 (90)

About

Doctor who founded the humanitarian Albert Schweitzer Hospital Lambarene, West Africa. In 1952, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for his "Reverence for Life" philosophy.

Before Fame

He learned how to play music from his father.

Trivia

His philosophy of reverence for life led him to spend his life trying to help others.

Family Life

He married Helene Bresslau in 1912, and together they had a daughter named Rhena.

Associated With

He was heavily influenced by the works of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach.