Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg was born in 1912 and grew up as part of a distinguished banking family in Sweden. At his grandfather 's behest, he spent much of his young adulthood abroad and received a degree in architecture from the University of Michigan in 1935. After his grandfather 's death in 1937, Wallenberg returned to Europe. He was approached in 1944 to oversee a rescue operation of Hungarian Jews being deported to the death camps by Adolf Eichmann. By the time of his arrest by the Soviet army on...See more