Wallenberg, Raoul


Wallenberg, Raoul
 (1912–1947?) Swedish diplomat who helped to save thousands of Hungarian Jews from being sent to concentration camps in World War II.

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  • WALLENBERG, RAOUL° — (1912–?), Swedish diplomat who became a legend through his work to save Hungarian Jewry at the end of World War II. Descended from a long line of bankers and diplomats, he was an architect by profession, a graduate of the University of Michigan.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wallenberg, Raoul — born Aug. 4, 1912, Stockholm, Swed. died July 17, 1947?, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R Swedish businessman and humanitarian. The scion of a family of bankers, industrialists, and diplomats, in 1936 he became the foreign representative of a Hungarian… …   Universalium

  • Wallenberg, Raoul — (1912–?)    A Swedish diplomat who was responsible for saving the lives of tens of thousands of Jews in Budapest, Hungary, on the eve of the Nazi deportations in 1944. Recruited by the Swedish government upon the recommendation of the War Refugee …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • Wallenberg, Raoul — (1912–?47)    Swedish rescuer of Hungarian Jews. A businessman with diplomatic affiliations, Wallenberg was sent in July 1944 as an attaché to the Swedish Embassy in Budapest, with the special mission of saving Jews who had Swedish nationality or …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Wallenberg, Raoul — (1913–1947?)    As a Swedish diplomat, Wallenberg saved thousands of Hungarian Jews caught between the Nazi authorities in Budapest and the advancing Red Army. He was able to document many Jews as citizens of neutral states, and on more than one… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • Wallenberg, Raoul — (4 ago. 1912, Estocolmo, Suecia–17 jul. ¿1947?, Moscú, Rusia, URSS). Empresario humanitario sueco. Descendiente de una familia de banqueros, industriales y diplomáticos, en 1936 se convirtió en el representante extranjero de una compañía… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Raoul Wallenberg — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Raoul Wallenberg Raoul Gustav Wallenberg (4 de agosto de 1912 16 de julio de 1947) fue un diplomático sueco miembro de una prestigiosa e influyente familia (la familia W …   Wikipedia Español

  • Raoul Wallenberg — Infobox Person name = Raoul Gustav Wallenberg image size = 250px caption = Wallenberg passport photo from June 1944 birth date = birth date|1912|8|4|mf=y birth place = Lidingö Municipality, Sweden death date = presumed death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • Raoul Wallenberg — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wallenberg. Raoul Wallenberg (photo de son passeport, datant de juin 1944). Raoul Wallenberg, né le 4 août 1912 prè …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Raoul — (as used in expressions) Dufy Raoul Salan Raoul Albin Louis Steiner Maximilian Raoul Walter Wallenberg Raoul Walsh Raoul * * * …   Universalium


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