Swedish Diplomat in Budapest
He saved thousands of teen Hungarian Jews from certain death. After he was taken into custody by the Russians at the beginning of 1945, he disappeared...
Raoul Wallenberg was born on August 4, 1912 His family was one of the wealthiest families. Three months after he was born his father had died of cancer. His mother, Maj Wising, was the daughter of a celebrated neurologist. His grandfather was a distinguished diplomat and he made sure that Raoul travelled alot and learned many languages. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1935.
Meet Raul Wallenberg. He was a Swedish architect/business man, diplomat and humanitarian. After he graduated from college he took a job in Africa and then Israel and that's when he learned what was happening to the German Jews. He decided to join a rescue mission with the US War Refugee Board. He then took a diplomatic appointment and with only 2 knapsacks, a sleeping bag, a wind breaker and a revolver his job was to go to Budapest to try to get Swedish diplomatic asylum to documented victims of persecution. He even intimidated and bribed Axis officials to complete his mission. He had the Swedish Foreign Ministry and American support for his work.
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