Emilie Schindler

1907 - 2001

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Emilie Schindler (née Pelzl; German: [e.ˈmiː.li̯ə ˈʃɪnd.lɐ] (listen); 22 October 1907 – 5 October 2001) was a Sudeten German-born woman who, with her husband Oskar Schindler, helped to save the lives of 1,200 Jews during World War II by employing them in his enamelware and munitions factories, providing them immunity from the Nazis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emilie Schindler has received more than 1,235,961 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Emilie Schindler is the 151st most popular social activist (up from 157th in 2019), the 146th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 113th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Czech Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Emilie Schindler ranks 151 out of 544Before her are Leopold Trepper, Jan Karski, Musa al-Sadr, Mairead Maguire, Mickey Cohen, and Jacques Roux. After her are Jody Williams, Al-Mu'tazz, Balthasar Gérard, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Leila Khaled, and Campaspe.

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Among people born in 1907, Emilie Schindler ranks 69Before her are Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Roman Shukhevych, Lee Miller, Ernesto Geisel, Ko Takamoro, and James Meade. After her are Anne Desclos, Helmuth James von Moltke, Alexander R. Todd, Nicolaus von Below, Lars Ahlfors, and Altiero Spinelli. Among people deceased in 2001, Emilie Schindler ranks 48Before her are Poul Anderson, Timothy McVeigh, Masao Ono, Indro Montanelli, W. G. Sebald, and Stanley Kramer. After her are Francisco Rabal, Giovanni Leone, Joseph Greenberg, Joey Ramone, Vittorio Brambilla, and Francisco da Costa Gomes.

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Among people born in Czechia, Emilie Schindler ranks 146 out of 839Before her are Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg (1337), Věra Chytilová (1929), Cosmas of Prague (1045), Antonín Zápotocký (1884), Ottokar Czernin (1872), and Bedřich Hrozný (1879). After her are Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760), Egon Kisch (1885), Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary (1335), Archduke Eugen of Austria (1863), Vratislaus I, Duke of Bohemia (888), and Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1569).


Among social activists born in Czechia, Emilie Schindler ranks 4Before her are Jan Hus (1369), Bertha von Suttner (1843), and Jan Palach (1948). After her are Bořivoj II, Duke of Bohemia (1064) and Joseph von Sonnenfels (1732).