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Feastday: April 2

Birth: 1892

Death: 1945

Beatified By: Pope John Paul II


Blessed Baron Vilmos Apor de Altorja (February 29, 1892, Segesv√°r, Hungary - April 2, 1945, Gy?r, Hungary) was the Bishop of Gy?r during World War II who became famous for protesting against the persecution of the Hungarian Jews. He became a bishop only at the end of his life.


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