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Raoul Wallenberg
Passport photo frae Juin 1944
BornRaoul Gustaf Wallenberg
4 August 1912(1912-08-04)
Lidingö Municipality, Swaden
Dee'd17 Julie 1947 (aged 34) (presumed)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (presumed)
Alma materVarsity o Michigan
Kent forRichtous Amang the Naitions
PawrentsRaoul 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 Februar 1957.
  3. "Raoul Wallenberg". Notable Names Database. Retrieved 12 Februar 2007.
  4. "Archives Throw Doubt on Wallenberg Death Date". The New York Times. Stockholm. AP. 1 Apryle 2010. Retrieved 22 Mey 2010.
  5. a b "Yad Vashem database". Yad Vashem. Archived frae the original Check |url= value (help) on 9 Februar 2010. Retrieved 12 Februar 2007. 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.