Alfred Vogel 1902–1996
Born and raised in Aesch in Basel (Switzerland).
Management of a health food store in Basel.
First appearance of A.Vogel’s monthly magazine, in those days entitled Das Neue Leben (A Fresh Start). From 1941 this became A.Vogel Gesundheits-Nachrichten (Health News), which has appeared every month since 1943.
Naturopath in Teufen. Research work, development and manufacture of the first natural remedies using fresh plants.
Beginning of worldwide travels carrying out research work.
First appearance of the classic work, The Nature Doctor, which is well known throughout the world today and has been translated into 12 languages.
Circulation to date: over two million copies.
Extensive journeys of discovery through North, Central and South America.
Establishment of Bioforce AG in Roggwil in Thurgau, Switzerland, today a leading herbal remedy and food company operating throughout the world.
Study of primitive tribes in Africa.
Journeys of discovery through Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania.
Priessnitz medal from the German Naturopathic Society.
Made honorary member of the Swiss Society for Empirical Medicine (SAGEM).
Died in Feusisberg.