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Elie Wiesel (1928–2016)


Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928 in the Kingdom of Romania and emigrated after WWII to the United States. Wiesel is famous as a writer and human rights activist. He is a survivor of the Holocaust and his books often deal with this subject. In 1985 Wiesel was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor that the U.S. Congress ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in New York, New York, USA

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 2014/I Dawn (novel)
 1986 L'aube (book)
 1982 Le procès de Shamgorod (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Zalmen: or, The Madness of God (TV Movie) (play "Zalmen, ou, La folie de Dieu")
 1970 Un temps pour la mémoire (Short)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Town Beyond the Wall", 1964. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[a happier time, 1957] I don't know if a Garden of Eden awaits adults in the hereafter. I do know, though, that there is a Garden of Eden for children here in this life. I know because I myself visited this paradise. I have just returned from there, just passed through its gates, just left the magical kingdom known as Disneyland. And as I bade that kingdom farewell, I understood for the first ... See more »

Trivia:

Author of the book, Night, based on his experience in Auschwitz, one of the Nazi Camps See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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