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Primo Levi MP (1919 - 1987)

The International Primo Levi Studies Center Turin Primo Levi Center New York Primo Michele Levi (I31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer. He was the author ...

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Olga Benario Prestes MP (1908 - 1942)

Olga Benário Prestes (Munique, 12 de fevereiro de 1908 — Bernburg, 23 de abril de 1942) foi uma jovem militante comunista alemã, de origem judaica, deportada para a Alemanha durant...

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<private> Baum (Kohn) (1912 - 1942)

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Herbert Baum MP (1912 - 1942)

See the book, Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance , by Eric Brothers. Herbert Baum (February 10, 1912 – June 11, 1942) was a Jewish member of the German resistance agai...

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The Gaon from Warsaw, Rabbi Menachem Ziemba MP (1883 - c.1943)

Rabbi Menachem Ziemba (1883–1943) מנחם זמבה was a distinguished pre-World War II Rabbi, known as a Talmudic genius and prodigy. He was gun...

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Rabbi Dr. Abraham Klausner MP (1915 - 2007)

Abraham Judah Klausner (April 27, 1915 – June 28, 2007) was a Reform rabbi and United States Army captain and chaplain who became a “father figure” for the more than 30,000 emaciat...

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Saly Mayer (1882 - 1950)

Hohenems Genealogy See complete family Saly Mayer , Swiss Jewish leader whose skilled negotiations during World War II saved the lives of 200,000 Hungarian Jews about to be deported by the Nazis to e...

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Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (1922 - 2013)

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (10 July 1922 – 8 March 2013) was a German Army officer in World War II, and later worked as a publisher. A member of the von Kleist family, his parents wer...

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Ewald* Albert Friedrich Carl Leopold Arnold von Kleist-Schmenzin (1890 - 1945)

Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin (22 March 1890 – 9 April 1945) was a lawyer, a conservative politician, opponent of Nazism and a member of the July 20 Plot to assassinate Hitler, for which he was e...

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Święty Maksymilian Kolbe MP (1894 - 1941)

Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe , O.F.M. Conv., (Polish: Maksymilian Maria Kolbe [maksɨˌmilian ˌmarja ˈkɔlbɛ]; 8 January 1894 – 14 August 1941) was a Polis...

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Pieternella Wilhelmina Van Rangelrooy MP (1912 - 2013)

Pieternella Wilhelmina Van Rangelrooy died in Melbourne aged 101. VAN RANGELROOY Pieternella Wilhelmina (Nell) Peacefully at the Mews Aged Care Camberwell on October 16, 2013. Loving wife of ...

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Irena Sendlerowa MP (1910 - 2008)

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Dr. Mildred Elizabeth Harnak (Fish) (1902 - 1943)

Mildred Fish-Harnack (16 September 1902 – 16 February 1943) was an American-German literary historian, translator, and German Resistance fighter in Nazi Germany. Life in the United States Mi...

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Telford Taylor (1908 - 1998)

Telford Taylor (February 24, 1908 – May 23, 1998) was an American lawyer best known for his role in the Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, his opposition t...

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Rabbi Dr Solomon Schonfeld MP (1912 - 1984)

Rabbi Dr Solomon Schonfeld (February 21, 1912 - February 6, 1984) was a British rabbi who is heralded as one of the most remarkable, yet least known of the Holocaust heroes. Schonfeld studied at the ...

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Harro Schulze-Boysen (1909 - 1942)

Heinz Harro Max Wilhelm Georg Schulze-Boysen (2 September 1909 – 22 December 1942) was a German officer, commentator, and German Resistance fighter against German dictator Adolf Hitler's Nazi ...

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Libertas Schulze-Boysen (1913 - 1942)

Libertas Schulze-Boysen, born Libertas Viktoria Haas-Heye (November 20, 1913 in Paris – December 22, 1942 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was a German opponent of the Nazis who belonged to the ...

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Marion Yorck von Wartenburg (1904 - 2007)

Marion Gräfin Yorck von Wartenburg (June 14, 1904 – April 13, 2007) was a German jurist and judge. She was a resistance fighter against the Nazis and member of the Kreisau Circle. Yor...

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Yorck von Wartenburg (1904 - 1944)

Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (13 November 1904 – 8 August 1944) was a German jurist and a member of the German Resistance against Nazism. Biography Yorck was born in Klein-Öls ne...

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Georg von Boeselager (1915 - 1944)

Georg Freiherr von Boeselager (25 August 1915 – 29 August 1944) was a German nobleman and an officer of the Wehrmacht, who ultimately reached the rank of Colonel (Oberst) of Cavalry. Along w...

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Philipp von Boeselager (1917 - 2008)

Oberstleutnant Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager (6 September 1917 – 1 May 2008) was the second-to-last surviving member of the July 20 Plot, a conspiracy among high-ranking Wehrmacht officers t...

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Max Ulrich Graf von Drechsel (1911 - 1944)

After successfully completing law studies and the first state law examination in Bavaria, Max Ulrich Graf von Drechsel decided to become a career military officer in 1934. Severely wounded in Afric...

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Elisabeth* Adelheid von Thadden (1890 - 1944)

Elisabeth Adelheid Hildegard von Thadden (29 July 1890 in Mohrungen, East Prussia, now Morąg, Poland – 8 September 1944 in Berlin, executed) was a German educator who founded a private ...

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Generalmajor Henning von Tresckow (1901 - 1944)

Herrmann Karl Robert "Henning" von Tresckow (January 10, 1901 – July 21, 1944) was a Generalmajor in the German Wehrmacht who organized German resistance against Adolf Hitler. He attempted to ...

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Adam von Trott zu Solz (1909 - 1944)

Adam von Trott zu Solz (9 August 1909 – 26 August 1944) was a German lawyer and diplomat who was involved in the conservative opposition to the Nazi regime, and who played a central part in th...

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The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878 - 1946)

The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (March 16, 1878 – March 22, 1946) was a German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Born into a venerable n...

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Ulrich-Wilhelm Graf Schwerin von Schwanenfeld (1902 - 1944)

Ulrich-Wilhelm Graf Schwerin von Schwanenfeld (21 December 1902 – 8 September 1944) was a German landowner, officer, and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime. Biography Count ...

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Hans* Fritz Scholl (1918 - 1943)

Engish: Hans Scholl= Hans Fritz Scholl (22 September 1918 – 22 February 1943) was a founding member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany. Scholl was born in Ingersheim (no...

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Sophie Scholl (1921 - 1943)

English: Sophie Scholl= Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was c...

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Albrecht Georg Haushofer (1903 - 1945)

Albrecht Georg Haushofer (7 January 1903, Munich - 23 April 1945 Berlin) was a German geographer, diplomat, author and opponent of Nazism. Albrecht Haushofer's father was the retired General and ge...

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Ernst* Wolf von Harnack (1888 - 1945)

Ernst Wolf Alexander Oskar Harnack (15 July 1888 – 5 March 1945), granted the title von Harnack in 1914, was an official of the Prussian provincial government, a German politician, and a Germa...

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Karl Ludwig von und zu Guttenberg (1902 - 1945)

Karl Ludwig Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg (22 March 1902, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Lower Franconia - 23/24 April 1945) The von Guttenberg family originates back to 1149 in Franconia (northern ...

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Hans Bernd von Haeften (1905 - 1944)

Hans-Bernd August Gustav von Haeften (18 December 1905 – 15 August 1944) was a German jurist and member of the German Resistance against Adolf Hitler. Haeften was born in Berlin to Agnes (n&...

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Hans von Dohnányi MP (1902 - 1945)

Hans von Dohnányi (1 January 1902 – 8 or 9 April 1945) was a German jurist, rescuer of Jews, and German resistance fighter against the Nazi régime. Early life Hans von Dohn&#...

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Heinrich Karl Waldemar zu Dohna-Schlobitten (1882 - 1944)

Heinrich Burggraf und Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten (15 October 1882 – 14 September 1944) was a German major general and resistance fighter in the July 20 Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler at the W...

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Axel von dem Bussche-Streithorst MP (1919 - 1993)

Axel Freiherr (Baron) von dem Bussche-Streithorst[1] (24 April 1919 - 26 January 1993), usually referred to as Axel von dem Bussche in English, was a German nobleman, professional Army officer and me...

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Eduard Brücklmeier (1903 - 1944)

Eduard Brücklmeier was executed for his involvement in the July 20 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Eduard Robert Wolfgang Brücklmeier (8 June 1903 – 20 October 1944) was a Ge...

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Klaus Hans Martin Bonhoeffer MP (1901 - 1945)

Klaus Bonhoeffer (5 January 1901 – 23 April 1945) was a German jurist and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime who was executed after the July 1944 plot to kill Hitler. Klaus Bo...

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Gottfried Alexander Georg Herbert von Bismarck-Schönhausen MP (1901 - 1949)

Count Gottfried von Bismarck-Schönhausen (9 March 1901 – 14 September 1949) was a German politician and German Resistance figure. Born in Berlin, he was a grandson of the Chancellor O...

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Freya Maria Helene Ada von Moltke (1911 - 2010)

Freya von Moltke Anti-Nazi resister dies in Vermont at 98 The Associated Press NORWICH, Vt. - Freya von Moltke, a prominent member of the anti-Nazi resistance in World War II, has died at the a...

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Helmuth James Von Moltke, Count (1907 - 1945)

Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (11 March 1907 – 23 January 1945) was a German jurist who, as a draftee in the German Abwehr, acted to subvert German human-rights abuses of people in territo...

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Vali Racz (1908 - 1997)

Vali Racz Hungarian Website Vali Racz English Website Deadly Carousel: A Singer's Story of the Second World War by Monica Porter Vali Rácz is a name which is probably unfamiliar to most ...

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Sir Nicholas George Winton, MBE MP

1940 Czech Kindertransport , List of Children Heroes of the Holocaust ,  By Lyn Smith

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Renée Levy MP (1906 - 1943)

Renée Lévy née le 25 septembre 1906 à Auxerre et guillotinée le 31 août 1943 à Cologne, est une résistante française inhumée dans l...

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Willem Johan Kolff (1911 - 2006)

Willem Johan "Pim" Kolff (February 14, 1911 – February 11, 2009) was a pioneer of hemodialysis as well as in the field of artificial organs. Willem is a member of the Kolff family, an old Dutch ...

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Henry Morgenthau, Jr., U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP (1891 - 1967)

Information about Henry Morgenthau, Jr. from Wikipedia Henry Morgenthau, Jr. ( /ˈmɔrɡənθɔː/; May 11, 1891 – February 6, 1967) was the U.S. Secr...

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Joseph Buttinger (1906 - 1992)

Joseph Buttinger (30 April 1906, Reichersbeuern, Germany – 4 March 1992, Queens, New York) was an Austrian politician and, after his immigration to the United States, an expert on East Asia....

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Muriel Gardiner (1901 - 1985)

Muriel Morris Gardiner Buttinger (November 23, 1901 – February 6, 1985) was an American psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. Early Life and career Gardiner was born on November 23, 1901...

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Ernst Stein (Mischkowsky) (1900 - 1952)

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Fritz Klaber (1904 - 1986)

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Werner Karl von Haeften (1908 - 1944)

Werner Karl von Haeften (9 October 1908 – 21 July 1944 was an Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht, who took part in the military-based conspiracy against Adolf Hitler known as the July 20 Plot. He is ...

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Witold Pilecki MP (1901 - 1948)

English biography on Wikipedia: --- Biografia w języku polskim: 16/05/2005, 22:18 Witold Pilecki Prawdopodobnie bohater o najodważniejszej karcie z całej II wojny ...

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Jozef Zwonarz (deceased)

Jozef Zwonarz was a Polish mechanical engineer who lived in Lesko. In his own home, without the knowledge of his wife and five children, he hid Jaffa and Norris Wallach, her brother Pinkas and her si...

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? Kudlatschek (deceased)

Kudlatschek was a Sudeten German, in charge of the motor pool of all the textile mills in Bialystok. He provided transport for a number of Jews in his own car, travelling to partisan territory, and t...

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? Beneschek (deceased)

Beneschek was a Sudenten German and Communist, hiding in Bialystok from the Gestapo under a false identity. As manage of a textile mill situated on the border of the ghetto, he employed both Jews and P...

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Mordecai Tenenbaum (deceased)

Leader of the Jewish Fighting Organisation in Bialystok. Source The Holocaust - Martin Gilbert, page 486

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Mordechai Fraggi (b. - 1940)

More than 12,000 Greek Jews fought with distinction against the Italian advance from Salonica. One of those, Mordechai Fraggi,a Greek Jew and the Greek national hero, was killed in action. Source ...

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Frumka Plotnicka (b. - 1943)

Chaika Grossman and Frumka Plotnicka were heroic girls. Frumka was discovered hiding in a cellar in August 1943. She died fighting, armed only with a handgun. Boldly they traveled back and forth from...

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<private> Grossman

Warsaw, Poland

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Dr. Elkhanan Elkes MP (1879 - 1944)

Dr Elchanan Elkes was a doctor, a leading Zionist , and appointed the Chairman of the Jewish Council in Kovno on 5 August 1941. One of the three lawyers who helped Dr Elkes in his work recalled, " Neve...

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Israel Karp (b. - 1940)

Israel Karp was shot by the German military authorities in Bordeaux. His had been an individual act of resistance, one of the first of the war in occupied France. Karp had attacked a detachment of ...

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Giorgio Perlasca MP (1910 - 1992)

Georgio Perlasca Fondazione Home Page - Italian Giorgio Perlasca (Como January 31, 1910 – August 15, 1992) was an Italian who posed as the Spanish consul-general to Hungary in the winter of 19...

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Carl Lutz MP (1895 - 1975)

Carl Lutz Home Page Carl Lutz (b. Walzenhausen, 30 March 1895; d. Berne,12 February 1975) was the Swiss Vice-Consul in Budapest, Hungary from 1942 until the end of World War II. He helped save tens o...

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Selâhattin Ülkümen MP (1914 - 2003)

Selahattin Ülkümen (14 January 1914 in Antakya – 7 July 2003 in Istanbul) was a Turkish diplomat and consul in Rhodes during the Second World War, who assisted many local Jews to e...

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William Warren Barbour, U.S. Senator MP (1888 - 1942)

William Warren Barbour (July 31, 1888 – November 22, 1943) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey in the United States Senate from 1931 to 1937 and again from 1...

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Rosemarie Weinberg (1909 - 2003)

For her Resistance work in WW2, she got both the "Yad Vashem" and the Dutch Verzetskruis.She saved, or helped save, maybe 50 people,some anonymous, some known to her.She was incredibly brave.

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<private> Bloemgarten (1910 - 1944)

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Илья Исидорович Фундаминский (1880 - 1942)

Википедия

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Ilya Erenburg (1891 - 1967)

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Вера Аполлоновна кн. Оболенская (1911 - 1944)

La princesse Véra Obolensky, née Véra Apollonovna Makarova (en russe Вера АполлоновC...

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Cnel. José Arturo Castellanos MP (1893 - 1977)

José Arturo Castellanos Contreras (San Vicente, El Salvador, December 23, 1893 — San Salvador, June 18, 1977) was a Salvadoran army colonel and diplomat who, while working as El Salvador'...

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Marcel Marceau MP (1923 - 2007)

Marcel Marceau (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007) was an internationally acclaimed French actor and mime most famous for his persona as Bip the Clown. He performed all over the world in order t...

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о. Дмитрий Клепинин (1904 - c.1944)

Biography in English

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Елизавета Юрьевна Кузьмина-Караваева "Мать Мария") (1891 - 1945)

Mother Maria in English Wikipedia

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George Mandel-Mantello (1901 - 1992)

USHMM Names & Photos of 1149 Holocaust Unauthorized Salvadoran Citizenship Certificates George Mandel-Mantello and his Mission to Rescue Europe's Jews YouTube Video A FORGOTTEN SUITCASE: THE MANTEL...

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Dagobert Biermann (1904 - 1943)

Communist and German resistance fighter against National Socialism. Deported to Auschwitz concentration camp, where he was killed on August 2, 1943. See:

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Francis Biddle, U.S. Attorney General (1886 - 1968)

Francis Beverley Biddle (May 9, 1886 – October 4, 1968) was an American lawyer and judge who was Attorney General of the United States during World War II and who served as the primary America...

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J. Robert Oppenheimer ("father of the atomic bomb") MP (1904 - 1967)

note ^ The meaning of the 'J' in J. Robert Oppenheimer has been a source of confusion. Historians Alice Kimball Smith and Charles Weiner sum up the general historical opinion in their volume Robert O...

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Jona (Jonas) Kreppel (1874 - 1940)

Author, Jonas Kreppel killed in Holocaust "Der Weltkrieg und die Judenfrage", by Jonas Kreppel

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Rav Menashe Yaakov Levertov (1906 - 1966)

HaRav Menashe Yaakov Levertov's Legacy Tribute to the infinite faith and courage of Rav Menashe Yaakov Levertov, Dayan, Rav and Chief Rabbi of Krakow. Saved by Oscar Schindler Photos with Schindler...

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Magdalena / Nina Freiin von Lerchenfeld (1913 - 2006)

"Nina" Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg (27 August 1913 – 2 April 2006) was the wife of Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, the leader of the failed plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler...

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Alexander Franz Clemens Maria Schenk, Graf von Stauffenberg (1905 - 1964)

Alexander Franz Clemens Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (15 March 1905 in Stuttgart – 27 January 1964 in Munich) was a German aristocrat and historian. Alexander was the younger twin of Berth...

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Claus Philipp Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (1907 - 1944)

Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg commonly referred to as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (German pronunciation: [ˈklaʊs ˈʃɛŋk �...

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Berthold Alfred Maria Schenk, Graf von Stauffenberg (1905 - 1944)

Berthold Alfred Maria Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg (born 15 March 1905 in Stuttgart — executed 10 August 1944 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was a German aristocrat, lawyer and conspirator in the ...

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<private> Mazovi

Tel Aviv, Israel

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Heinrich Ahasverus von Lehndorff-Steinort (1909 - 1944)

Heinrich Graf von Lehndorff-Steinort , Verushka's father, was a German count and army reserve officer who became a key member of the German Resistance. Steinort was executed for attempting to assassi...

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Israel Meir Lau, רבי ישראל מאיר לאו MP

Yisrael (Israel) Meir Lau ישראל מאיר לאו is the Chairman of Yad Vashem and Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv, Israel. He previo...

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Wilhelmina der Nederlanden MP (1880 - 1962)

Omstreden vaderschap Het vaderschap van de 63-jarige Willem III staat ter discussie. Hij zou namelijk op latere leeftijd wegens syfilis geen kinderen hebben kunnen verwekken. Volgens de geruchten hee...

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Grietje Pieters Visser (1895 - d.)

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Jacob (Wybes) Wijbenga (1897 - d.)

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Private User

de Rijp, Netherlands

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Helena de Wit (1889 - 1982)

Awarded with the medal Righteous Among the Nations (Yad Vashem) February 7,1999 Zorgzaam tot het einde .Haar laatste woorden tegen mij.(Ik kwam terug uit de USA en ging direct van Schiphol door naar ...

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Arnold Bruijnjé (1889 - 1980)

Awarded with the medal righteous among the nations (Yad Vashem) february 7 1999 Arnold, his wife Helena, and son Johan (Henk) hid and kept safe Leo van Gelder and his parents from 1943 to 1945. Leo w...

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Hon. Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer Churchill MP (1911 - 1968)

Randolph Churchill 1911-1968 Son of the then Prime Minister, Winston Churchill he suggested a rescue mission to his father to save Jews from Nazi persecution in 1943. He proposed that when the airc...

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General of the Army George C. Marshall, U.S Secretary of State and Defense MP (1880 - 1959)

Once noted as the "organizer of victory" by Winston Churchill for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II, George Catlett Marshall (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an Amer...

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Rav Yisroel Spira, Bluzhever Rebbe (1889 - 1989)

האדמו"ר מבלוזוב Hebrew Books תיאור מסע ה...

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Tamás Moshe Gavriel Frank (1925 - 1990)

according to the memories of Boszi Falk, Tommy spent most of WW2 in hiding at his father's cousin Lilly Hirschenhauser's house in Szombotelly, Hungary. after Lilly's husband got sent to the camps - Lil...

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Klara Somogyiova (1924 - 2013)

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<private> Ungar (Reich)

Vienna, Austria

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Imre Reich (1917 - 2000)

Imre, distinguished himself as a partisan. He died under mysterious circumstances in the year of 2000. His body turning up in the Danube, 200km downstream from Bratislava, several weeks after his disap...

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