Schindler's List Characters

  • Oskar Schindler, a Czech factory owner who saves the lives of over 1,200 Jews during World War II.
  • Commandant Amon Goeth, a German SS lieutenant who runs the Plaszow labor camp. He sends Jews from his camp to work in Schindler's ammunition factory.
  • Itzhak Stern, Schindler's Jewish accountant, who becomes a dear friend and confidante.
  • Helen Hirsch, Goeth's maid, whom he brutalizes on a daily basis.
  • Emilie Schindler, Oskar's wife, who acts as a nurse for the Jews at the factory.
  • Leopold Pfefferberg, a former high school teacher who goes to work at Schindler's factory.
  • Henry Rosner, a Jewish violinist whose music Goeth appreciates.
  • Victoria Klonowska, Schindler's beautiful Polish secretary.
  • Oswald Bosko, a German police sergeant who sympathizes with the Jews.

Characters

(Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction)

No character can be more original than one straight from real life. Oskar Schindler is portrayed as a man whose foibles and needs are all too...

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