Definition of Wallenberg, Raoul in English:

Wallenberg, Raoul

Pronunciation /ˈwôlənbərɡ/ /ˈwɔlənbərɡ/ /ˈvälənbərɡ/ /ˈvɑlənbərɡ/

proper noun

  • (1912–?), Swedish diplomat in Budapest. In 1944, he helped many thousands of Jewish people escape death by issuing them Swedish passports. Arrested by the Soviets in 1945, he was imprisoned in Moscow. Although Soviet authorities stated that he died in prison in 1947, his fate remains uncertain.