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Oskar Schindler

Industrialist Oskar Schindler

Profession: Industrialist


Why Famous: German industrialist, German spy, and member of the Nazi party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic respectively.

Born: April 28, 1908
Birthplace: Zwittau, Austria-Hungary
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: October 9, 1974 (aged 66)

Married Life

  • 1928-03-06 Industrialist Oskar Schindler (19) weds Emilie Schindler (20) in Svitavy, Czech Republic

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