Oskar Schindler facts for kids
|Died||9 October 1974
|Resting place||Mount Zion Catholic Cemetery
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Emilie Pelzl (m. 1928)
|Children||Emily Schlegel, Oskar Jr. Schlegel|
Oskar Schindler (April 28 1908 – October 9 1974) was a Sudeten German industrialist. He was born in Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary and was a Roman Catholic. He saved almost 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by making them work his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were in what is known today as Poland and the Czech Republic. He is the subject of the novel Schindler's Ark, and the film based on it, Schindler's List. He died of liver failure in Hildesheim, Germany. He is buried in the Catholic Cemetery on Mount Zion, Jerusalem.
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