Carl Lutz

1895 - 1975

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Carl Lutz (30 March 1895 – 12 February 1975) was a Swiss diplomat. He served as the Swiss Vice-Consul in Budapest, Hungary, from 1942 until the end of World War II. He is credited with saving over 62,000 Jews, the largest rescue operation of Jews of the Second World War.Due to his actions, half of the Jewish population of Budapest survived and was not deported to Nazi extermination camps during the Holocaust. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Lutz has received more than 173,954 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Lutz is the 9,297th most popular politician, the 261st most popular biography from Switzerland and the 31st most popular Swiss Politician.

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Among politicians, Carl Lutz ranks 9,297 out of 15,710Before him are Olga Kameneva, Filipe Nyusi, Rekhmire, Husni al-Za'im, Ian Khama, and Prince Thomas, Duke of Genoa. After him are Nicolae Văcăroiu, David Kimhi, Nicolas Grunitzky, Gustaf John Ramstedt, Arnaldo Forlani, and Andrei Kirilenko.

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Among people born in 1895, Carl Lutz ranks 126Before him are Andrey Andreyevich Andreyev, Leonid Utyosov, Jacques Brugnon, Josef Bürckel, Rolf Nevanlinna, and Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan. After him are Maksym Rylsky, Xu Beihong, Trifko Grabež, Laurens Hammond, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Feng Youlan. Among people deceased in 1975, Carl Lutz ranks 100Before him are Nihal Atsız, Tim Buckley, Louis Van Hege, William Hartnell, Shigeyoshi Inoue, and Richard Conte. After him are Jacques Duclos, Joseph Guillemot, Vladimir Kuts, Ma Bufang, Alvin Hansen, and Virginio Rosetta.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Carl Lutz ranks 261 out of 749Before him are Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687), Arthur Cravan (1887), Lisa Della Casa (1919), and Didier Burkhalter (1960). After him are Claude Nicollier (1944), Salomon Gessner (1730), Werner Bischof (1916), Hans Erni (1909), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), and Walther Ritz (1878).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Carl Lutz ranks 31Before him are Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (1945), Pascal Couchepin (1942), Christoph Blocher (1940), Johann Schneider-Ammann (1952), Hans-Rudolf Merz (1942), and Didier Burkhalter (1960). After him are Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), Doris Leuthard (1963), Moritz Leuenberger (1946), Giuseppe Motta (1871), Gustave Ador (1845), and Joseph Deiss (1946).