Wallenberg


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Wal·len·berg

(vahl'en-berg),
Adolf, German physician, 1862-1949. See: Wallenberg syndrome.
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According to the diaries of Ivan Serov, who ran the Soviet KGB from 1954 to 1958, Wallenberg was executed in a Soviet prison in 1947.
Wallenberg joined Cobalt in 2007 as a product engineer involved in everything from low-level schematic and PCB design to firmware development.
The first is a bio of Wallenberg up until he left for Budapest.
During World War II, Wallenberg saved tens of thousands of Jews in Hungary by issuing protective passports and helping the captives escape, but he himself was captured by the Soviets during their counteroffensive and is presumed to have died in a Soviet prison.
Levine, historian and senior lecturer at Uppsala University, has been awarded the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Medal commemorating the 100th anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg's birth.
Like Wallenberg, he said, diplomats have to act, act early, and act courageously, especially in light of the atrocities still happening today.
The commemoration was one of the highlights of the Wallenberg Memorial Year, marking the 100th anniversary of the Swedish diplomat's birth.
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation today announced a very large investment in SciLifeLab.
By printing protective passports called schutzpasse and capitalizing on the Germans' respect for paperwork, Wallenberg created a system of bluffing and stalling that saved thousands from immediate deportation.
Wallenberg was the Swedish diplomat who attempted to save as many Hungarian Jews as possible from Eichmann's efforts to ship them to Auschwitz.
The comment came in response to a report in Austria's Wiener Zeitung about market rumours of a potential interest by the Swedish billionaire Wallenberg family in acquiring stakes in RZB through its investment vehicle Investor AB.
Alex Kershaw's "The Envoy: The Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II" describes the efforts of Raoul Wallenberg to save over 100,000 Jews from the gas chambers of Auschwitz and other death camps.