Albert Schweitzer was a vegetarian theologian, philosopher, and physician

Lived: January 14, 1875

Albert Schweitzer was a famous German, long time vegetarian, and an advocate for animal rights. He wrote "Reverence for Life."

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Posted on 16 Aug 2023

Schweitzer is often cited in vegetarian literature as being an advocate of vegetarianism in his later years. He became a vegetarian after his wife's death in 1957 and he was "living almost entirely on lentil soup.


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Posted on 15 Jun 2009

Although he did seem to have a lot of compassion for non-human animals, Albert Schweitzer was NOT a vegetarian.

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