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Elie Wiesel

(b. 1928) Romanian-born American human rights campaigner, novelist, and academic

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Elie Wiesel

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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2,932 words

A Jewish survivor of Auschwitz, Elie Wiesel is one of the most important writers to emerge from the Holocaust, the

Lech Walesa

Lech Walesa  

Lech Walesa's contributions to furthering human rights have been widely recognized: among numerous awards and honors, he was awarded the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize. Walesa earned international ...
Simon Wiesenthal

Simon Wiesenthal  

Born on 31 December 1908 in Buczacz, Galicia (part of modern-day western Ukraine), Simon Wiesenthal was a Holocaust survivor who devoted his post–World War II life to raising world consciousness ...
Wiesel, Elie

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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90 words

b. Romania. The sole family survivor from the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, Wiesel became a US citizen

Wiesel, Élie

Wiesel, Élie (b. 1928)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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Literature
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105 words

(b. 1928).

Born in Hungary, he survived Auschwitz, Birkenau, and Buchenwald, studied in France, then became an American

Wiesel, Elie(zer)

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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History
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222 words
Romanian-born US chronicler of the Holocaust, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Born at Sighet in Romania, Wiesel managed to survive both Auschwitz and Buchenwald ... More
Wiesel, Eliezer

Wiesel, Eliezer (1928–)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Philosophy
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Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, Transylvania, Romania, on 30 September 1928. An uneventful early childhood in a Hasidic

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