Dagmar Cronstedt
Dagmar Cronstedt (1919–2006), was a Swedish countess who during the Second World War worked at Radio Königsberg, broadcasting German propaganda to neutral Sweden. She mainly did a talk show toge...
Lars Ernster
Lars Ernster (Hungarian: Ernster László; 4 May 1920 – 4 November 1998) was a professor of biochemistry, and a member of the Board of the Nobel Foundation
Lars Ernster was born in Hungary and c...
Carl Aschan
Carl Aschan (6 May 1906 – 27 July 2008) was a Swedish-born British intelligence officer and spy during World War II. Aschan later helped to track down some of Adolf Hitler's associates following ...
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Valdemar Langlet
Valdemar Langlet [lan’lé] (December 17, 1872 in Lerbo, Sweden – October 16, 1960 in Stockholm) was a Swedish publisher, and an early Esperantist. With his wife Nina Borovko-Langlet in Budapest, ...
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Birger Dahlerus
Johan Birger Essen Dahlerus (February 6, 1891–March 8, 1957, Stockholm) was a Swedish businessman, amateur diplomat, and friend of Hermann Göring who tried through diplomatic channels to prevent...
Folke Bernadotte
Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (Swedish: Greve af Wisborg; 2 January 1895 – 17 September 1948) was a Swedish diplomat and nobleman. During World War II he negotiated the release of about ...
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Elizabeth Hesselblad
The Blessed Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad, O.Ss.S. (or Maria Elisabeth Hesselblad), was a Swedish nurse who was a convert to the Catholic Church and founded a new form of life of the Bridgettines. She was...
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (Swedish: God afton, Herr Wallenberg - En Passionshistoria från verkligheten) is a 1990 film about Swedish World War II diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who was instrumenta...
Per Albin Hansson
Per Albin Hansson (28 October 1885 – 6 October 1946), was a Swedish politician, chairman of the Social Democrats from 1925 and two-time Prime Minister in four governments between 1932 and 1946, govern...
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Wallenberg family
The Wallenberg family (known as The Wallenbergs or simply Wallenbergs) is a prominent Swedish family and financial dynasty, renowned as bankers, industrialists, politicians, bureaucrats, diplomats and...
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Hans Villius
 Hans Emil Villius  (10 July 1923 – 22 June 2012) was a Swedish historian and popular TV and radio personality.Villius received his doctorate in history in 1951 with his disse...
Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States
The Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States was created in May 1981 to "perpetuate the humanitarian ideals and the nonviolent courage of Raoul Wallenberg".It bestows the Raoul Wallenberg Award...
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Amelie Posse
Amelie Posse-Brázdová (11 February 1884 in Stockholm – 3 March 1957) was a Swedish author. She is also known for her work against nazism during World War II.Amelie Posse was the daughter of Count Fred...
Marvin Makinen
Marvin William Makinen (born August 19, 1939) has been a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago since 1974 and is a founding member of the Human Rights Board at the university.
Born in...
Vilmos Böhm
Vilmos Böhm or Wilhelm Böhm (Hungarian: Böhm (Bőhm) Vilmos; 6 January 1880, Budapest – 28 October 1949) was a Hungarian Social Democrat and Hungary's ambassador to Sweden after World War II....
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Harry Söderman
Harry Söderman (24 August 1902 – 16 March 1956) was a Swedish police officer and criminalist. In his native Sweden he went by the nickname Revolver-Harry.Söderman was a pioneer of modern criminology i...
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Raoul Wallenberg Award
The Raoul Wallenberg Award is bestowed by The Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States on "individuals, organizations, and communities whose courage, selflessness and success against great odd...
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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story is a 1985 NBC television film starring Richard Chamberlain as Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat instrumental in saving thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust.It w...
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Pál Szalai
Pál Szalai (September 3, 1915 – January 16, 1994) also spelled Pál Szalay and anglicized as Paul Sterling was a high-ranking member of the Budapest police force and the Hungarian Arrow Cross Par...
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Israel Holmgren
Israel Holmgren (1871–1961) was a Swedish scientist, physician and professor at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm. Politically he was a liberal and a teetotaler.Holmgren is mostly known ...
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Per Anger
Per Johan Valentin Anger (7 December 1913 – 25 August 2002) was a Swedish diplomat. Anger was Raoul Wallenberg's co-worker at the Swedish legation in Budapest during World War II when many Jews were ...
Thomas Veres
Thomas Veres (born circa 1926 in Budapest) was the photographer for Raoul Wallenberg who documented the Holocaust in Budapest during World War II.His photographs were used in the film The Last Days (1...
Guy von Dardel
Guy Fredrik von Dardel (August 26, 1919 – August 28, 2009) was a Swedish physicist who researched particle physics and participated in the establishment of CERN.von Dardel was the son of Fredrik von D...
Wallenberg Medal
The Wallenberg Medal of the University of Michigan is awarded to outstanding humanitarians whose actions on behalf of the defenseless and oppressed reflect the heroic commitment and sacrifice of Raoul...
Budapest Ghetto
The Budapest Ghetto was a ghetto where Jews were forced to live in Budapest, Hungary during the Second World War.
The area consisted of several blocks of the old Jewish quarter which included the ...
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Raoul Wallenberg
Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg (4 August 1912 – disappeared 17 January 1945) was a Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat and humanitarian. He is widely celebrated for saving tens of thousands of Jews in N...
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Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School
122°29′31.24″W / 37.7778139°N 122.4920111°W / 37.7778139; -122.4920111Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School is a high school in San Francisco, California, USA. It was a Ca...