Nicholas Winton, the "British Schindler," dies aged 106

July 1, 2015 7:35 PM

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Nicholas Winton, the "British Schindler," dies aged 106

LONDON A man who became known as the "British Schindler" for saving hundreds of Czech children from Nazi persecution in the run-up to World War Two, has died at the age of 106.

Nicholas Winton died on Wednesday with his daughter Barbara and two grandchildren at his side, according to a statement from the Rotary Club of Maidenhead in southern England, of which he was a former president.

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