Alfred Vaucher

Alfred-Felix Vaucher (March 18, 1887 – May 22, 1993) was an Italian theologian, church historian, and bibliographer. He was a pioneer in the history and study of Seventh-day Adventism.

Alfred-Felix Vaucher
Personal details
Born(1887-03-18)March 18, 1887
DiedMay 22, 1993(1993-05-22) (aged 106)
Gland, Switzerland
OccupationProtestant, Seventh-day Adventist Theologian

Preaching his first sermon at age 14, Vaucher studied at a church in Paris. In 1903, he was engaged by the Adventist church, to which he devoted an active ministry of approximately eighty years.

Vaucher traveled around Europe, including Switzerland and Italy as a Seventh-day Adventist evangelist. He published over 1,100 articles and pamphlets on French church history and wrote a score of books, some of which are: L'Histoire du Salut, Le P. Manuel Lacunza y Diaz, L'Antichrist, Le Jour du Repos, and Le Jour Seigneurial. Vaucher also taught at Salève Adventist University, Collonges-sous-Salève, Haute-Savoie, a French biblical college, from 1921-1941 and 1945–1983.

He died at age 106.

See alsoEdit


  • Landa, E. J. (August 27, 1979). "A Pioneer Visits Australia" (PDF). Australasian Record. Warburton, Victoria: Signs Publishing Company. 84 (35): 8. Retrieved June 8, 2011.

Vaucher, A. (1949). Une celebrite oubliee: Le P. Manuel de Lacunza y Diaz (1731-1801) de la Societe de Jesus, auteur de "La venue du Messie en gloire et majeste." Collonges-sous-Salève: Imprimerie Fides.

Vaucher, A. (1951). L'Histoire du salut (3e éd.). Dammarie-les-Lys (S.-et-M.): Éditions S.D.T.

Vaucher, A. (1960). L'Antichrist. Collonges-sous-Salève: Imprimerie Fides.

Vaucher, A. (1962). Le jour du repos. Collonges-sous-Salève: Imprimerie Fides.

Vaucher, A. (1970). Le jour seigneurial. Collonges-sous-Salève: Imprimerie Fides.

External linksEdit

  • Good Teachers Are Forever by Nilton Amorim, Superintendent/President, Quebec Conference, in Canadian Adventist Teachers Network Online Journal, July 1999