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Winton, Nicholas, 1909-2015

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Personal name headingWinton, Nicholas, 1909-2015
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Variant(s)Wertheim, Nicholas George, 1909-2015
Associated placeCzechoslovakia
LocatedWest Hampstead (London, England)
Birth date1909-05-19
Death date2015-07-01
Place of birthLondon (England)
Place of deathMaidenhead (England)
Field of activityKindertransports (Rescue operations)
Found inNicholas Winton and the power of humanity, 2001: CIP t.p. (Nicholas Winton) p. 1 (b. 19 May 1909 in West Hampstead [U.K.])
New York times WWW site, viewed July 2, 2015 (in obituary published July 1: Nicholas Winton; b. Nicholas George Wertheim, May 19, 1909, London; his parents were of German-Jewish origin but converted to Christianity and changed the family name to Winton; grew up in West Hampstead; d. Wednesday [July 1, 2015], Maidenhead, aged 106; Briton who said nothing for a half-century about his role in organizing the escape of 669 mostly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II, a righteous deed like those of Oskar Schindler and Raoul Wallenberg)