Aristides de sousa mendes do amaral e abranches (portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɾiʃˈtiðɨʒ ðɨ ˈsowzɐ ˈmẽdɨʃ]) gcc, ol (july 19, 1885 – april 3, 1954) was a portuguese consul during world war ii. The consul who helped 30 thousand people to escape from nazism they are only papers visas signed in september 1940 by aristides de sousa mendes, consul of portugal to bordeaux, france, which allowed the rescue of 30,000 people. 1 summary background of mendes aristides de sousa mendes was born on 19 july 1885 in cabanas de viriato, portugal his family had an aristocratic origin. Aristides de sousa mendes - resistance against nazi forces essays: over 180,000 aristides de sousa mendes - resistance against nazi forces essays, aristides de sousa mendes - resistance against nazi forces term papers, aristides de sousa mendes - resistance against nazi forces research paper, book reports 184 990 essays, term and research papers available for unlimited access. The portuguese consul is a man named aristides de sousa mendes but portugal’s prime minister salazar has forbidden its diplomats to open portugal’s borders to ‘undesirables’ –specifically jews, refugees from occupied countries, and ‘stateless’ persons.
Gerald mendes, an industrial engineer, is the grandson of aristides de sousa mendeshis father was luis-filipe mendes, one of the youngest children of aristides and angelina gerald was born in niagara falls, raised in montreal, and lives in paris. Aristides de sousa mendes ”angel of bordeaux” aristides was born on july 9, 1885, in northern portugal aristides and his identical twin, cesar, followed in their. Este blog pretende divulgar e homenagear o acto de consciência de aristides de sousa mendes em junho de 1940 em bordeaux, ao salvar milhares de refugiados sob a ameaça imediata dos invasores e da segunda guerra mundial. Aristides de sousa mendes gcc • gcl, também conhecido por aristides de sousa mendes do amaral e abranches, nome para qual o alterou,  (cabanas de viriato, 19 de julho de 1885 — lisboa, 3 de abril de 1954) foi um cônsul português.
Aristides de sousa mendes photograph: public domain further along the parade route, i meet agostinho nascimento, mayor of beijoz – the town next door. The film, disobedience: the sousa mendes story, will inaugurate the mayim jewish film series of the jcc on the hudson white plains (ny), on october 10, at 7:30pm, whose theme this year is tales of holocaust rescue the film, directed by joel santoni and starring bernard lecoq as aristides de sousa. This is a national tribute, the first major national tribute to aristides de sousa mendes, 8:05:13:10 b1 a tribute that for several years now in various parts of the world has been done to celebrate and highlight the courage of aristides de sousa mendes.
Descendants of jews who escaped nazi-occupied france recently gathered to honor aristides de sousa mendes, a portuguese diplomat who issued some 30,000 visas to jews and others before he was recalled. Talk:aristides de sousa mendes/archive 4 jump to navigation jump to search this is an archive of past discussions do not edit the contents of this page if you wish to start a new aristides de sousa mendes, héros “rebelle,” juin 1940, mercuès: éditions confluences, 2010. Portuguese consul general, assigned to france aristides' parents were jose de sousa mendes, a former supreme court judge, and maria angelina ribeiro de abranches de abreu castelo-branco, a granddaughter of a viscount of portugal. Aristides de sousa mendes was born on july 9, 1885, in the village of cabanas de viriato in the scenic northern province of beira alta, portugal he was the son of jose de sousa mendes, a well-to-do high court judge, and maria angelina de abranches.
Detailed information about the coin 1½ euro (aristides of sousa mendès), france, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data. His name was aristides de sousa mendes mendes was the reason i found myself standing on the garonne river embankment at bordeaux, france in the summer of 2002, trying to figure out which of the townhouses i was gazing at had once been the portuguese consulate where he had lived and worked. Aristides de sousa mendes was neither a superhero endowed with supernatural powers nor a saint capable of working miracles, but rather a man who loved others and who believed in humanity above all. Sousa mendes died penniless in 1954 not until 1988, thanks to external pressure and his children’s efforts, did his government grant him total rehabilitation on october 18, 1966, yad vashem recognized aristides de sousa mendes as righteous among the nations.
Aristides de sousa mendes was born on the 19th of july of 1885 in cabanas de viriato (viseu), within an aristocratic and catholic family having graduated in law, in the university of coimbra, in 1907, aristides - unlike his father, who was a judge and his twin brother, who embarked in politics - chooses to follow a consular career, mainly. As war broke out aristides de sousa mendes was a man with plenty to lose the nazi advance through france made bordeaux a powder keg its population ballooned as millions fled south in an exodus. In memory of aristides de sousa mendes aristides de sousa mendes was a portuguese diplomat stationed in bordeaux in the late 1930s who issued tens of thousands of visas to jewish families, in direct violation of anti-jewish laws instituted by portugal’s fascist government at the time. Retrace the footsteps of aristides de sousa mendes and the refugees of 1940 on this 11-day, 10-night guided trip of a lifetime with members of the sousa mendes family, beginning in bordeaux and ending with a symbolic boat ride in lisbon harbor.
Between november 1939 and july 1940, aristides de sousa mendes signed 30,000 visas it is estimated he saved the lives of more than 12,000 jews stripped of his diplomatic status, barred from practicing law and publicly disgraced, sousa mendes was prevented from ever working again. The sousa mendes foundation, dedicated to honoring the memory of aristides de sousa mendes and to educating the world about his good work, has a two-fold mis. Comme tant d’autres, les blum doivent leur salut à un portugais, aristides de sousa mendes, reconnu comme un « juste parmi les nations » en 1966 en israël.