Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/10/2008

Queen to meet ‘Britain’s Schindler’ in second stage of tour

The monarch will meet Sir Nicholas Winton, 99, as she travels to the Slovakian capital Bratislava.

The Nobel Peace Prize nominee rescued around 670 Jewish Czech children in the run up to the Second World War.

In 1938, Winton, then a young stockbroker, cancelled a skiing holiday to Switzerland and went instead to Czechoslovakia on a friend’s recommendation. for more click here

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