If it wasn't for Mietek Pemper, Schindler's list may never have seen the light of day.

Pemper, who typed up the list that helped save some 1,200 Jews from the Nazis in World War II, died Tuesday in Germany. He was 91.

A native of Poland, Pemper was imprisoned and worked as a typist as in a Polish Holocaust camp where he met Oskar Schindler, an industrialist whose efforts to save the Jews was depicted in the Oscar-winning film 'Schindler's List.'

Pemper typed out the list that Schindler would use in his efforts. He would also later serve as a consultant on the film.

Schindler died in 1974 at the age of 66.