Portuguese diplomat Aristides de Sousa Mendes saved more than 30.000

Did you know that a portuguese diplomat, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, saved more than 30.000 Jews and other persecuted minorities during WWII. Outcasted by his own country, costing him his career his family and striped of his pension, died in poverty in 1954.   The consul was still in Bordeaux at the outbreak of World War […]