Visa Recipients

  • VOTION, Mariette A
    Age 40 | Visa #1786
  • VOTION, Viviane A
    Age 16 | Visa #1785

About the Family

Mariette and Viviane VOTION received their visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 17, 1940 after having been explicitly denied by Salazar, the Portuguese head of state.

  • Artifacts

Telegram from Salazar denying visas to Mariette VOTION and her daughter - Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lisbon


Page of Sousa Mendes Visa Registry Book listing this family and others - Courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs archives, Lisbon