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György Kis

Language: Hungarian

Rescuer, WW2

Interview language: Hungarian

György Kis, a Catholic priest, rescuer of Jews during the Holocaust, speaks about the power and influence of propaganda.


György Kis was born in 1914 in Adony, Hungary. His family was of Jewish origin, but his grandparents had converted to Catholicism well before the turn of the twentieth century. György was raised in a religious Catholic spirit and became a Catholic priest. During the Holocaust, he participated in rescue and aid giving activities to Jewish people. After the war, he was subject to persecution by the Hungarian communist authorities.