Tibor Rubin


Age: 86

Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor who joined the U.S. Army out of gratitude for his liberation from the Nazis, then earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism in the Korean War and whose heroism went unrecognized for more than 50 years because of anti-Semitism until 2005 when he finally received the Medal of Honor from President George W. Bush.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: June 18, 1929

Died: December 5, 2015

Garden Grove, California