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"Righteous Among the Nations":
Statistical Breakdown by Country


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As of July 25, 2016, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Israel has recognized 26,120 "Righteous Among the Nations." These non-Jewish men and women hailed from 47 different countries and cooperated to save thousands of Jews from the Nazi horrors.

These figures are the cases made available to Yad Vashem and do not necessarily represent the actual number of rescuers, which is likely greater.

Country
Number of
Rescuers
Country
Number of
Rescuers
Albania
75
Japan
1
Armenia
24
Latvia
135
Austria
107
Lithuania
889
Belarus
618
Luxembourg
1
Belgium
1,707
Macedonia
10
Bosnia
42
Moldova
79
Brazil
2
Montenegro
1
Bulgaria
20
Netherlands
5,516
Chile
1
Norway
62
China
2
Peru
1
Croatia
115
Poland
6,620
Cuba
1
Portugal
3
Czech Republic
115
Romania
60
Denmark
22
Russia
197
Ecuador
1
Serbia
135
El Salvador
1
Slovakia
558
Estonia
3
Slovenia
7
France
3,925
Spain
7
Georgia
1
Sweden
10
Germany
587
Switzerland
47
Great Britiain
21
Turkey
1
Greece
328
Ukraine
2,544
Hungary
837
USA
5
Indonesia
2
Vietnam
1
Ireland
1
 
Italy
671
 
TOTAL:   26,120

Sources: Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum

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