Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism

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The Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism is a prize given to people who made exemplary contributions to humanity and the environment. The goal of the prize is to advance the cause of humanitarianism. The prize was established in 1986 by Albert Toepfer, an international grain merchant from Hamburg, Germany. Previously given under the auspices of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in New York and administered by Johns Hopkins University, it is named after noted humanitarian and physician Albert Schweitzer and is now administered by The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.Recipients include: Desmond Tutu (1986) President Jimmy Carter (1987) Marian Wright Edelman (1988) Sister Maria Isolina Ferre Aguayo (1989) Norman Cousins (1990) C. Everett Koop (1991) Billy Frank, Jr. (1992) D. Holmes Morton (1993) Edgar Wayburn (1995) Sharon Darling (1998) founder of the US National Center for Family Literacy Gwen Grant Mellon (2000) Dang Minh Luong (2001) Corneliu Vadim Tudor (2000) Robert S. Lawrence (2002) David Satcher (2009) H. Jack Geiger (2010) James O'Connell (2012) Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, 18th U.S. Surgeon General, (2009-2013) (2013) Irwin Redlener, MD, co-founder and president of the Children’s Health Fund (2014)
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award received: Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism

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Jimmy Carter cover

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Jimmy Carter

American politician, 39th President of the United States (in office from 1977 to 1981)

Works

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A Full Life: Reflections at 90

book by Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

2015

The Global 2000 Report to the President

report commissioned by President Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

1981

We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land

book by Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

2010

White House Diary

book by Jimmy Carter

author: Jimmy Carter

2010

Author

Desmond Tutu cover

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Desmond Tutu

South African churchman, politician, archbishop, Nobel Prize winner

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