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"Righteous Among the Nations": Statistical Breakdown by Country

As of January 1, 2019, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Israel has recognized 27,362 Righteous Among the Nations. These non-Jewish men and women hailed from 51 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

Italy

714

Armenia

24

Japan

1

Austria

110

Latvia

138

Belarus

660

Lithuania

904

Belgium

1,751

Luxembourg

1

Bosnia

47

Macedonia

10

Brazil

2

Moldova

79

Bulgaria

20

Montenegro

1

Chile

2

Netherlands

5,778

China

2

Norway

67

Croatia

115

Peru

2

Cuba

1

Poland

6,992

Czech Republic

118

Portugal

3

Denmark

22

Romania

66

Ecuador

1

Russia

209

Egypt

1

Serbia

139

El Salvador

1

Slovakia

602

Estonia

3

Slovenia

15

France

4,099

Spain

9

Georgia

1

Sweden

10

Germany

627

Switzerland

49

Great Britiain

22

Turkey

1

Greece

355

Ukraine

2,634

Hungary

867

USA

5

Indonesia

2

Vietnam

1

Ireland

1

 

 

TOTAL:  27,362


Source: Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum