Nobelprize.org
Nobel Prizes and Laureates


The Nobel Peace Prize 1952
Albert Schweitzer

Share this:

Documentary

Dr Albert Schweitzer delivers his Nobel Lecture (the first part) in the auditorium of Oslo University, 4 November 1954, almost a year after having received the award. Norwegian students pay tribute to Schweitzer with a torchlight procession.

See a Video of the Event
Norwegian/French 49 sec.

Dr Albert Schweitzer celebrated his 85th birthday on 14 January 1960 at Lambaréné in the heart of equatorial Africa. Lambaréné, a hospital and medical mission, was founded and built in 1913 by Dr Schweitzer and his wife Helene. Primarily a leper colony, the hospital soon became a haven for Africans suffering from all types of diseases and injury.

See a Video of the Event
No sound 58 sec.

 

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Albert Schweitzer - Documentary". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 3 Sep 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1952/schweitzer-docu.html>

Recommended:

Disarm the world with the help of peace doves!

 

All you need to know about the Nobel Peace Prize!

 

Read more about the Nobel Peace Prize during the past century.