Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Budapest
Budapest Főváros

Szabadság tér 12 (V.)

Carl Lutz

(Walzenhausen 1895 - Bern 1975)
Swiss Vice-Consul in Budapest, 1942-1945. He helped save over 62,000 Jews from deportation to Nazi Extermination camps during the Holocaust
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
2006

Budapest /  Carl Lutz   Budapest /  Carl Lutz

Description

Small marble monument with a open book with on the pages bronze plaques with a portrait and text respectively.

Inscription(s)

CARL LUTZ

1895 1975

in the building at szabadság tér 12,
swiss vice consul carl lutz
honorablt represented
the interests of the united states
of america and other countries
between 1942 and 1945.
he courageously saved the lives
of tens of thousands of hungarian
citizens persecuted as jews.

* * * *

a szabadság tér 12-ben
carl lutz svájci alkonzul
1942 és 1945 között
tiszteletre méltóan képviselte
az egyesült államok
és más országok érdekeit.
bátorsagaval a zsidóként üldözött
magyar állampolgárok
tízezreinek életét mentette meg.

placed by the embassy
of the united states of america
in hungary
2006

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°30'16" E 19°3'3"

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