Irena Sendler

 

 

Age: 98

 

Summary: Polish social worker who helped to save some 2,500 Jewish children from the Nazis by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto and giving them false identities.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: February 15, 1910

 

Died: May 12, 2008

 

Location: Warsaw, Poland