Presentation on theme: "Raoul Wallenberg. Who? August 4, 1912 ~ July 17, 1947 Swedish humanitarian Studied drawing and architecture Graduated from U of Michigan Became Swedish."— Presentation transcript:
Who? August 4, 1912 ~ July 17, 1947 Swedish humanitarian Studied drawing and architecture Graduated from U of Michigan Became Swedish Diplomat later on
Actions Rented buildings in neutral areas in Budapest The buildings housed 15,000 people
Later Threatened SS General, August Schmidthuber, for war crimes Stopped marches Taken by Soviets Murdered by Hungarian Nazis Saved more than 100,000 LIVES of Hungarian Jews!
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