TIL that Oskar Schindler abandoned his wife after going bankrupt and returned to Germany, leaving her in Argentina. They never saw each other again in the 20 years before his death, though they remained married. The final scene of Schindler’s List was her first time ever seeing his grave.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Schindler#Life_after_the_war

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  1. He was a serial womanizer. The really interesting thing about Schindler is that he was a deeply flawed man who – along with his wife – did a great thing.

    His [wife said:](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Schindler)

    >In spite of his flaws, Oskar had a big heart and was always ready to help whoever was in need. He was affable, kind, extremely generous and charitable, but at the same time, not mature at all. He constantly lied and deceived me, and later returned feeling sorry, like a boy caught in mischief, asking to be forgiven one more time—and then we would start all over again…

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