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Raoul Wallenberg
Raoul Wallenberg.jpg
Passport photo frae Juin 1944
Born Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg
4 August 1912(1912-08-04)
Lidingö Municipality, Swaden
Died 17 Julie 1947 (aged 34) (presumed)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (presumed)
Alma mater Varsity o Michigan
Thrift Diplomat
Kent for Richtous Amang the Naitions
Parents Raoul Oscar Wallenberg
Maria "Maj" Sofia Wising

Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg (4 August 1912 – disappeared 17 Januar 1945)[1][2][3][4] wis a Swadish architect, businessman, diplomat an humanitarian. He is widely celebratit for savin tens o thoosands[5] o Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Holocaust frae German Nazis an Hungarian Fascists during the later stages o Warld War II. While servin as Swaden's special envoy in Budapest atween Julie an December 1944, Wallenberg issued pertective passports an sheltered Jews in biggins designatit as Swadish territory.[5]

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  1. The date o daith is based on a letter gien tae his faimily bi Soviet authorities in 1957 an is disputit bi some.
  2. "German's Death Listed; Soviet Notifies the Red Cross Diplomat Died in Prison". The New York Times. 15 February 1957. 
  3. "Raoul Wallenberg". Notable Names Database. Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  4. "Archives Throw Doubt on Wallenberg Death Date". The New York Times. Stockholm. AP. 1 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Yad Vashem database". Yad Vashem. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2007-02-07. Retrieved 2007-02-12. who saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews in Budapest during World War II ... and put some 15,000 Jews into 32 safe houses.