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Prague, Jan 31 (ČTK)—British Sir Nicholas Winton, 104, who saved hundreds of Czech Jewish children before World War II, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Czech lower house head Jan Hamáček, who followed up the initiative of his predecessor Miroslava Němcová, Veronika Jacobs, from his office, said today.
Hamáček (Social Democrats, ČSSD) recalls in his nomination letter Winton's heroic effort that saved the lives of 669 Jewish children from the occupied Czechoslovakia who were transported to Britain before the war broke out.
The letter also mentions the fact that Winton will turn 105 years in May, Jacobs said.
Read more: praguepost.com...