London (CNN)For decades, Sir Nicholas Winton hardly spoke of what he’d done.
But when Winton died at the age of 106, Britain’s prime minister said that his actions were something the world should always remember.
“The world has lost a great man,” Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted Wednesday. “We must never forget Sir Nicholas Winton’s humanity in saving so many children from the Holocaust.”
60 Minutes: Sir Nicholas Winton “Saving the Children”