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Wallenberg

Raoul . 1912--? Swedish diplomat, who helped (1944--45) thousands of Hungarian Jews to escape from the Nazis. After his arrest (1945) by the Soviets nothing is certainly known of him: despite claims that he is still alive he is presumed to have died in prison
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Investors' nomination committee members are Hans Wibom, of Wallenberg Foundations and chairman of the nomination committee; Anders Oscarsson, of AMF; Lars Isacsson, of SEB Foundation; Ramsay Brufer, of Alecta and Jacob Wallenberg, chairman of the company's board.
The Swedish Tax Authority, which registers births and deaths in Sweden, confirmed to The Associated Press that a report Monday in the Expressen newspaper that Wallenberg had been declared dead was accurate.
Wallenberg will continue tooversee the engineering department and set the direction of Cobalt products, while addingmanagement responsibilities for thecompany's new compression division created as a result of Cobalt's recent acquisition of ImmediaTV .
His section on Wallenberg discusses Wallenberg in Hungary, the Soviet connection, Archbishop Verolino: one of the righteous, and Wallenberg's honorary Australian citizenship.
Swedish journalist Ingrid Carlberg has written the most comprehensive biography of her countryman Wallenberg that we are ever likely to get.
The Wallenberg Centre for Protein Research will receive funding and expertise from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, AstraZeneca, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Uppsala University and Chalmers University of Technology.
The fate of Raoul Wallenberg has remained a mystery for seventy years, and Alan Lelchuk's novel Searching for Wallenberg uses a fictional investigation to explore the real question of what happened.
With a skate history that's over 25 years deep, San Francisco's Raoul Wallenberg School is one of legendary proportions.
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Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson addressed the full auditorium of UN diplomats and Holocaust survivors to commemorate the centennial of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg, the young Swedish diplomat who almost single-handedly saved between tens and hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews toward the end of World War II.
Speaking at the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Evening yesterday, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Zsolt Nemeth underlined the importance of preventing anti-Semitic incidents and ensuring the safety of Hungarian citizens.
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and AstraZeneca announced today that they will contribute considerable financial support to the project.