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Emilie Schindler

1907 - 2001

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Emilie Schindler (German: [eˈmiːli̯ə ˈʃɪndlɐ] ; née Pelzl [ˈpɛltsl̩]; 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 1,694,507 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Emilie Schindler is the 150th most popular social activist (up from 151st in 2019), the 145th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 146th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Czech Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Emilie Schindler ranks 150 out of 538Before her are Edward Snowden, Margaret Sanger, Andreas Hofer, Kittur Chennamma, Leopold Trepper, and Max Mosley. After her are Beppe Grillo, Musa al-Sadr, Manuela Sáenz, Ilya Ulyanov, Abbé Pierre, and René Just Haüy.

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Among people born in 1907, Emilie Schindler ranks 61Before her are Alexander R. Todd, Ernesto Geisel, Cesar Romero, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Miklós Rózsa, and Fabian von Schlabrendorff. After her are Ray Milland, Lars Ahlfors, Mahadevi Varma, Horia Sima, Giovanni Ferrari, and James Meade. Among people deceased in 2001, Emilie Schindler ranks 45Before her are Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Timothy McVeigh, Isaac Stern, Ken Kesey, Henry Lee Lucas, and Giovanni Leone. After her are Edward Gierek, Francisco da Costa Gomes, Poul Anderson, Donald J. Cram, W. G. Sebald, and David Graf.

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Among people born in Czechia, Emilie Schindler ranks 145 out of 973Before her are Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1840), Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg (1337), Ottokar Czernin (1872), Franz Benda (1709), Rafael Kubelík (1914), and Jarmila Kratochvílová (1951). After her are Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia (852), Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1569), Ignaz Moscheles (1794), Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia (932), Herbert Lom (1917), and Barbara Bouchet (1943).


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 Joseph von Sonnenfels (1732).