Namik Kemal Yolga

 

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: Turkish diplomat whose efforts to save the lives of Turkish Jews from the Nazi concentration camps earned him the title of "Turkish Schindler" while he was working as a vice-consul at the Turkish Embassy in Paris, France during World War II, who also received recognition from the Turkish and Israeli governments in the late 20th century.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1914

 

Died: December 21, 2001

 

Location: Istanbul, Turkey