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Schweitzer, Albert(Encyclopedia)Schweitzer, Albert äl´brt shv´tsr [key], 1875–1965, Alsatian theologian, musician, and medical missionary. Determined to become a medical missionary, he obtained a doctorate in medicine at ...
Lambaréné(Encyclopedia)Lambaréné lämbärn´ [key], town (1993 est. pop. 14,974), W Gabon, on the Ogooué River. It is a river port and trade center. The famous mission hospital founded by Albert Schweitzer is there. ...
Newman, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Newman, Ernest, 1868–1959, English music critic. He joined the staff of the Manchester Guardian in 1905, the Birmingham Daily Post in 1906, the London Observer in 1919, and The Times of London in 19...
Albert I(Encyclopedia)Albert I, c.1250–1308, Holy Roman Emperor (1298–1308), son of Rudolf I. Albert was invested with Austria and Styria in 1282 by his father, who also hoped to secure the succession as king of the Ge...
Albert I(Encyclopedia)Albert I, 1875–1934, king of the Belgians (1909–34), nephew and successor of Leopold II. He married (1900) Elizabeth, a Bavarian princess. In World War I his heroic resistance (1914) to the German...
Albert(Encyclopedia)Albert, 1819–61, prince consort of Victoria of Great Britain, whom he married in 1840. He was of Wettin lineage, the son of Ernest I, duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and first cousin to Victoria. As an a...
Albert(Encyclopedia)Albert, 1490–1545, German churchman, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. A member of the house of Brandenburg, he became (1514) archbishop of Mainz. Because Albert was underage, this appointment ...
Widor, Charles Marie(Encyclopedia)Widor, Charles Marie shärl mär´ vdr´ [key], 1845–1937, French organist and composer. He was organist at St. Sulpice from 1869 until his retirement in 1934. In 1891 he succeeded César Fran...
Lacombe, Albert(Encyclopedia)Lacombe, Albert älbr´ läkôNb´ [key], 1827–1916, French Canadian Roman Catholic missionary. He studied at Assomption College in Quebec prov. before he joined the Oblate order and was ordained ...
Verwey, Albert(Encyclopedia)Verwey, Albert äl´brt vrv´ [key], 1865–1937, Dutch poet. His early verse was melodious, spontaneous, and evocative and showed the influence of Wordsworth; later works became increasingly di...
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