#1: Fred Stein / Archive Photos / Getty Images
Hannah Arendt, a German American political theorist, was arrested by the Gestapo for her work with the German Zionist Organization. She escaped to Geneva and then to Paris.
#2: O.S. Goff / Hulton Archive / Getty Images
Sitting Bull: Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux tribal chief Sitting Bull fled for asylum in Canada after a U.S.-led raid on the Indian camp on the Little Big Horn River in 1876.
These photographs are part of the collection 5 Famous Asylum Seekers.
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