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    Elie Wiesel (/ ˈ ɛ l i v iː ˈ z ɛ l /, born Eliezer Wiesel, Yiddish: אליעזר װיזעל Eliezer Vizel; September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was a Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor.

  2. Apr 9, 2021 · Elie Wiesel (1928 – 2016) was one of the most famous survivors of the Holocaust and a world-renowned author and champion of human rights. His first book, Night , recounts his suffering as a teenager at Auschwitz and has become a classic of Holocaust literature.

  3. Apr 2, 2014 · (1928-2016) Who Was Elie Wiesel? Born on September 30, 1928, in Sighet, Romania, Elie Wiesel pursued Jewish religious studies before his family was forced into Nazi death camps during WWII....

  4. May 12, 2023 · Elie Wiesel, byname of Eliezer Wiesel, (born September 30, 1928, Sighet, Romania—died July 2, 2016, New York, New York, U.S.), Romanian-born Jewish writer, whose works provide a sober yet passionate testament of the destruction of European Jewry during World War II. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986. Buchenwald camp prisoners.

  5. Jul 2, 2016 · Elie Wiesel The Nobel Peace Prize 1986 Born: 30 September 1928, Sighet, Romania Died: 2 July 2016, New York, NY, USA Residence at the time of the award: USA Role: Chairman of The President's Commission on the Holocaust Prize motivation: “for being a messenger to mankind: his message is one of peace, atonement and dignity” Prize share: 1/1

  6. E lie Wiesel was born in 1928 in the town of Sighet, now part of Romania. During World War II, he, with his family and other Jews from the area, were deported to the German concentration and extermination camps, where his parents and little sister perished. Wiesel and his two older sisters survived.

  7. The President's Commission on the Holocaust In 1978 President Carter appointed Elie Wiesel to explore the creation of an American national memorial to the Holocaust. Learn more Elie Wiesel Timeline and World Events: 1928–1951 At the age of 15, Elie Wiesel and his family were deported to Auschwitz.

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