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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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Synopsis: After reading a graduate student's thesis about the fate of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews in Budapest from 1944 to 1945, Professor Manny Gellerman--part-time detective, historian, and novelist--follows the twists and turns along unorthodox paths and uncovers some uncomfortable truths that may explain what happened when Wallenberg was arrested by the Soviets in 1945, taken to Moscow, and left to fester in a Lybianka prison.
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish-born businessman and diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the U.
Honored as a Swiss patriot, Fredolfo had, ten years before the play commences, murdered the father of Wallenberg for his advances on his wife.
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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.
Wallenberg was the Swedish diplomat who attempted to save as many Hungarian Jews as possible from Eichmann's efforts to ship them to Auschwitz.
Alex Kershaw's "The Envoy: The Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II" describes the efforts of Raoul Wallenberg to save over 100,000 Jews from the gas chambers of Auschwitz and other death camps.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- Minister of Foreign Trade Shaikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi discussed with Marcus Wallenberg, a prominent Swedish industrialist currently visiting the country, ways for strengthening trade and investment relations between UAE and Sweden.
Mohammed bin Abdulkareem Al-Eissa received here today a delegation of Sweden Academy&'s Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI).
The birthday activities were planned by daughters Suzanne Jette Guier of Eugene and Green Valley, and Sharon Jette Wallenberg of Eugene and Redding, Calif.