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Raoul Wallenberg. Who? August 4, 1912 ~ July 17, 1947 Swedish humanitarian Studied drawing and architecture Graduated from U of Michigan Became Swedish.

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1 Raoul Wallenberg

2 Who? August 4, 1912 ~ July 17, 1947 Swedish humanitarian Studied drawing and architecture Graduated from U of Michigan Became Swedish Diplomat later on

3 Actions Rented buildings in neutral areas in Budapest The buildings housed 15,000 people

4 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!

5 Bibliography Streich, Michael. "Raoul Wallenberg Stops Genocide: The Nazis Attempt to Exterminate Jews Halted by a Courageous Hero | Suite101.com." Hungarian History | Suite101.com. Suite 101, 28 Oct Web. 11 Oct http://hungarian- history.suite101.com/article.cfm/raoul_wallenberg_stops_genocide>. Metzler, David. "Raoul Wallenberg." Jewish Virtual Library - Homepage. Jewish Virtual Library. Web. 11 Oct http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/wallenberg.html>. "Raoul Wallenberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 8 Oct http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raoul_Wallenberg>.


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