Nicholas Winton

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Birthday
19, 1909
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 1, 2015 (106)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1909
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 1, 2015 (106)

About

British war hero who was a humanitarian and organized a rescue mission of 669 mostly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II. He found homes for them and helped move them to Britain.

Before Fame

He worked at Behrens Bank and Wasserman Bank in Berlin before moving to London and becoming a stockbroker.

Trivia

He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his work establishing Abbeyfield homes for the elderly in 1983.

Family Life

He was married to Grete Gjelstrup.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Rupert Graves in the 1999 film All My Loved Ones.