Swedish Murder Victims: Catrine Da Costa, Fuat Deniz, Fadime Sahindal, Jane Horney, Michael Ljunggren, Peter Karlsson, Nicholas Gustafson

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General Books, 2010 - 40 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: Assassinated Swedish people, Murdered Swedish children, Swedish people murdered abroad, Folke Bernadotte, Raoul Wallenberg, Gustav III of Sweden, Murder of Anni Dewani, Elizabeth Stride, Catrine da Costa, Fuat Deniz, Philip Christoph von K nigsmarck, Fadime Sahindal, Nicholas Gustafson, Jane Horney, Charles VII of Sweden, Sverker I of Sweden, Eddie Moussa, Victor Gunnarsson, Peter Karlsson, Michael Ljunggren, John Hron, Bj rn S derberg, Karim Mohammedzadeh, Riccardo Campogiani, Murder of Bobby iki, Kamran Hedayati, Tony Deogan. Excerpt: Raoul Wallenberg (August 4, 1912 - July 17, 1947?) was a Swedish businessman, diplomat and humanitarian. He is widely celebrated for his successful efforts to rescue thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary from the Holocaust, during the later stages of World War II. While serving as Sweden's special envoy in Budapest between July and December 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory, saving tens of thousands of lives. On January 17, 1945, during the Siege of Budapest by the Red Army, Wallenberg was detained by Soviet authorities on suspicion of espionage and subsequently disappeared. He was later reported to have died on July 7, 1947 in Lubyanka prison in Moscow. The motives behind Wallenberg's arrest and imprisonment by the Soviets, along with questions surrounding the circumstances of his death and his possible ties to US intelligence, remain mysterious and are the subject of continued speculation. Due to his courageous actions on behalf of the Hungarian Jews, Raoul Wallenberg has been the subject of numerous humanitarian honors in the decades following his presumed death. In 1981, Congressman Tom Lantos, among those saved by Wallenberg, sponsored a bill making Wallenberg an Honorary Citizen of the United Stat...

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