Early life & Education
Raoul was born August 4, 1912 his father had died in his early life and his mother had remarried. But Raoul had been born into one of the most famous families in Sweden the large Wallenberg family. It was a family that contributed to Sweden bankers, diplomats and politicians during several generations in the country.
In 1930 Wallenberg graduated with top grades in Russian and drawing. After his army service he traveled to the US in 1931 to study architecture at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Graduated with top grades in three and a half years and won a University medal most impressive academic record.
as for Wallenberg, he was last seen in the company of Soviet officials. He reportedly died in the Soviet prison in 1947. although the year is exact his death still remains unknown.