Niels Christian Ditleff, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Niels Christian Ditleff

Norwegian diplomat

Date of Birth: 29-Oct-1881

Place of Birth: Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Date of Death: 18-Jun-1956

Profession: diplomat

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Niels Christian Ditleff

  • Niels Christian Ditleff (29 October 1881 โ€“ 18 June 1956) was a Norwegian diplomat noted for his humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees from Nazi Germany.
  • In spite of opposition from his own and allied governments, he initiated and led the White Buses campaign to rescue Scandinavian prisoners held in German concentration camps.
  • He also played an instrumental role in evacuating foreign diplomats from Warsaw during the German invasion and to rescue Jews in coordination with Nansenhjelpen.

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