Kaysersberg, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France (1875 – 1965)
Albert Schweitzer was born on 14 January 1875 in Kaysersberg, Alsace, the son of a Lutheran pastor.
He attended high school in Mulhausen (Mulhouse), Alsace.
From 1893 to 1899 he studied Philosophy and Protestant theology, first at the University of Strassburg (Strasbourg), then at the universities of Berlin, Paris, and University of Tübingen, where he completed his doctoral degree and published his Ph.D. in 1899.
In 1900 he became pastor of the Church of St. Nicolas in Strassburg, then… read more
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