Oskar Schindler

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Birthday
28, 1908
Birthplace
Svitavy, Czech Republic
Death Date
Oct 9, 1974 (66)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1908
Birthplace
Svitavy, Czech Republic
Death Date
Oct 9, 1974 (66)

About

German industrialist, spy, and Nazi Party member who saved 1,200 Jews from the Holocaust.

Before Fame

He worked as a commercial salesman along with a variety of other odd jobs.

Trivia

He requested to be buried in Jerusalem and was the only member of the Nazi Party to be given this honor.

Family Life

He married Emilie Pelzl in 1928 but had several mistresses throughout his life. He had a son named Oskar Jr. and a daughter named Emily.

Associated With

His life was the subject of a Steven Spielberg film called Schindler's List from 1993.