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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 date19090519
Death date20150701
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)