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[shwahyt-ser, shvahyt-] /ˈʃwaɪt sər, ˈʃvaɪt-/
Albert, 1875–1965, Alsatian writer, missionary, doctor, and musician in Africa: Nobel Peace Prize 1952. Unabridged
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/ˈʃwaɪtsə; ˈʃvaɪt-/
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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Schweitzer Schweit·zer (shwīt'sər, 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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