Oskar Schindler passed away on October 9, 1974. Pictured here are survivors saved by Schindler and people from the film “Schindler’s List” standing next to his grave in Jerusalem. He was responsible for saving the lives of some 1,200 Jews and was recognized as Righteous Among the Nations in 1993. Today, there are more than 8,000 living descendants of the Jews saved by Oskar Schindler.

Source: American Society for Yad Vashem