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Rupert Neudeck
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Rupert Neudeck in 2014
Born (1939-05-14)14 May 1939
Died 31 May 2016(2016-05-31) (aged 77)
Nationality German
Known for Cap Anamur

Rupert Neudeck (14 May 1939 – 31 May 2016) was a German journalist and humanitarian. Neudeck, together with a group of friends, formed the committee "A ship for Vietnam" and chartered for the rescue mission the freighter "Cap Anamur". He did humanitarian work in this project that aids refugees. He also founded "Grünhelme e.V." (Green Helmets; voluntary association) for rebuilding schools, villages, and ambulances in destroyed regions.

Neudeck died on 31 May 2016 in Germany, from complications after heart surgery, aged 77.


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