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1944 December, - 1945 January, GIORGIO PERLASCA (Budapest, Hungary)

An Italian, worked together with the Spanish ambassador, Angel Sanz Briz, to not only become a Spanish citizen but to even be "appointed" as his substitute after Briz was transferred to Germany. Under this guise, Perlasca (1910-1992)used the "Rivera law" to give Spanish citizenship to all Sephardic Jews. In the 45 days until the entry of the Russian army, he managed to save 5218 people.Sanz- Briz himself was responsible for helping save some 5000 Jews.rn




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