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Simon Wiesenthal (1908–2005)

A graduate of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Simon Wiesenthal was an architect in the city of Lvov in the Ukraine when World War II broke out; due to the non-aggression treaty with Nazi Germany, the Russians forced Wiesenthal, as with other Jews, from his livelihood; he was working as a mechanic in a bedspring factory when he was ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 96) in Vienna, Austria

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Filmography

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 2013 As from Afar (Short) (letters)
 2006 Ghetto Theresienstadt: Deception and Reality (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Nazi (Short) (book "The Sunflower")
 1990 Max and Helen (TV Movie) (book)
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Show Show Self (15 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
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Other Works:

Book: "Max and Helen" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

When history looks back I want people to know the Nazis weren't able to kill millions of people and get away with it.

Trivia:

In journalist/author Guy Walter's book "Hunting Evil", which is about the efforts to bring escaped Nazi war criminals to justice, Walters is highly critical of Simon Wiesenthal. In the book, Walters describes Wiesenthal as a continuous liar who made up stories about his experiences in World War Two, his Nazi-hunting, and his academic career. Walters also says that the oft-repeated claim that ... See more »

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