Nathan Swart (1920 - 1945)

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Birthplace: Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Occupation: reed worker
Managed by: Bart van der Meijden
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Nathan Swart was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1920 to Jesaia and Sara nee Levitus. He was single. Prior to WWII he lived in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During the war he was in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Nathan was murdered in 1945 in Buchenwald, Camp at the age of 25.

Nathan Swart was the seventh child of Jesaja Swart and Saartje Levitus. He was born at 10 Rapenburgerstraat in Amsterdam. He completed the Jewish school on the Rapenburgerstraat and then became a basket maker. He never married. In March 1942 he was assigned to work at the Jewish labour camp Landweer. Like all other Jewish men at Jewish labour camps, he was transferred to Westerbork on 2 October 1942 and subsequently deported to Auschwitz. En route he was taken from the train together with a group of other Jewish men at Kosel and transferred to Camp Blechhammer, where he helped build a factory for synthetic petrol. As the Russian troops advanced, Nathan Swart was sent on the death march via Auschwitz to Gross Rosen and from there in a coal car to Camp Buchenwald, where he perished. - Joods Historisch Museum

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September 21, 1920
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
March 14, 1945
Age 24
Weimar, Thuringia, Germany