What he did
Oscar Shindler saved around 1,100 Jews during the Holocast. Today there are curantly 6,000 descendants from the Jews saved. At first Oscar Shindler was tring to make money by selling things to the German army but he ended up spending all his money on bribing officers and paying for his Jews to work for him. He took Jews in and treated them with respect and the war ended not long after and they ended up being free.
Why is he important
He is important because his one of very few people that tried and saved Jews. And because of him there is still a population of Jews in Europe.