Albert Schweitzer’s Nobel Prize
In 1952 the Nobel peace prize was awarded to Albert Scheiwtzer for his work at a hospital in tropical Africa.
The Nobel Peace Prize for 1953 went to the author of the Marshall Plan, General George C. Marshall of the United States. At the same time, the previous year’s prize, which had been held over, was awarded to Albert Schweitzer, world-famous for his work at his hospital at Lambaréné in tropical Africa. He had already appeared on the front cover of Time magazine as ‘The Greatest Man in the World’.