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Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian who helped save thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust by issuing them fake passports to travel to neutral countries. He also personally sheltered thousands of Hungarian Jews while they were waiting for their passports. It is estimated he saved over 5,000 Jews from the Holocaust.
Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest, Hungary during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. Between July and December of 1944 he issued fake passports and housed several thousand Jews, saving an estimated 100,000 people from the Nazis. After the war, Wallenberg was captured and imprisoned by the Soviets, and died in prison in 1947...
Valdemar Langlet (1872-1960) without permission, and without the financial support of the Swedish Red Cross, he issued so-called "Letters of Protection," documents that were facsimiles of a passport, with official looking stamps. He saved countless Hungarian Jews from deportation to the death camps, and sheltered Jews and other refugees in safe houses throughout Budapest, Hungary.
Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat, humanitarian. He rescued tens of thousands to one hundred thousand Jews in Nazi occupied Hungary by issuing protective passports and sheltering Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory. He died in a Soviet prison in 1947. Monuments have been dedicated to and streets named after him.
Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat, & humanitarian. Widely celebrated for his successful efforts to rescue 20,000 to 100,00 Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Holocaust during the later stages of World War II. While serving as Sweden's special envoy in Budapest between July and December 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports & sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory. On 1/17/45, he was arrested by the Soviets and never seen again. Fate unknown.
Raoul Wallenberg (August 4, 1912 – July 17, 1947 was a Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat, and humanitarian. He is widely celebrated for his successful efforts to rescue tens of thousands to about one hundred thousand Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary from the Holocaust during the later stages of World War II. While serving as Sweden's special envoy in Budapest between July and December 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territ...
Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat in Lithuania who saved 6,000 Jews. When the Nazis began rounding up Jews, Sugihara risked his life to start issuing unlawful travel visas to Jews. He hand-wrote them 18 hrs a day. The day his consulate closed and he had to evacuate, witnesses claim he was STILL writing visas and throwing from the train as he pulled away.