Albert Schweitzer

1875 - 1965

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer (German: [ˈalbɛʁt ˈʃvaɪ̯t͡sɐ] (listen); 14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was an Alsatian polymath. He was a theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician. A Lutheran, Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of Jesus as depicted by the historical-critical method current at this time, as well as the traditional Christian view. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Schweitzer has received more than 1,704,941 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular physician.

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Among physicians, Albert Schweitzer ranks 10 out of 438Before him are Florence Nightingale, Josef Mengele, Willem Einthoven, L. L. Zamenhof, Basil of Caesarea, and Robert Koch. After him are Edward Jenner, Andreas Vesalius, Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, William Harvey, Cyril of Alexandria, and Alois Alzheimer.

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Among people born in 1875, Albert Schweitzer ranks 3Before him are Thomas Mann and Carl Jung. After him are Rainer Maria Rilke, Maurice Ravel, Ferdinand Porsche, Gerd von Rundstedt, Syngman Rhee, Jeanne Calment, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, and Albert I of Belgium. Among people deceased in 1965, Albert Schweitzer ranks 4Before him are Winston Churchill, Le Corbusier, and Malcolm X. After him are Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, and Moshe Sharett.

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In France

Among people born in France, Albert Schweitzer ranks 97 out of 4,109Before him are Rudolf Diesel (1858), Louis Braille (1809), Louis XII of France (1462), Louis de Funès (1914), Joseph Fourier (1768), and Anatole France (1844). After him are Nicolas Poussin (1594), Bernard of Clairvaux (1090), Madame de Pompadour (1721), André Gide (1869), Louis XVII of France (1785), and George Sand (1804).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, Albert Schweitzer ranks 1After him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Jean-Martin Charcot (1825), Alexis Carrel (1873), Claude Bernard (1813), Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (1845), Ambroise Paré (1510), René Laennec (1781), Philippe Pinel (1745), Karl Brandt (1904), Hilary of Poitiers (315), and Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805).

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