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Last surviving German recognised as righteous gentile dies aged 98

Gertrud Steinl, who was recognised by Yad Vashem in 1979 as a Righteous Among the Nations, died a day before her 98th birthday.

The Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum in Jerusalem,
The Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum in Jerusalem,

The last surviving German recognised as a righteous gentile for saving Jews during the Holocaust died on Monday.

Gertrud Steinl, who was recognised by Yad Vashem in 1979 as a Righteous Among the Nations, died a day before her 98th birthday.

Steinl’s death was confirmed to the German news agency dpa by Andre Freund, head of the Jewish community of Nuremberg, The Associated Press reported.

 

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