When people think of heroes of the Holocaust, they may think of Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who rescued over 1,200 Jews from the gas chambers.

But while Schindler was saving Jews in Poland, Abdol Hossein Sardari, was saving hundreds of Iranian Jews.

As the Consul General for Iran in Paris, Sardari strategically used his connections with Nazi officers to deceive them. This allowed him to issue hundreds of Iranian passports to Jewish refugees, enabling them to escape persecution and certain death.

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