During World War II Janis Lipke, Righteous Among the Nations from Latvia.
Janis Lipke was a Latvian who saved many Jews from the Riga ghetto.
He smuggled Jews out the ghetto and labor camps and hid them in his house or with friendly Latvians. He later bought a farm for the purpose of sheltering Jews. He and his wife have received Yad Vashem's "Righteous Among the Nations" award