Elie Wiesel

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Facts

  • Born September 30 1928
  • Born in Sighet Romania
  • January 1945 moved to concentration camp.
  • April 11 1945 his camp was liberated
  • 1956 publishes "Night"
  • 1963 Became U.S citizen
  • 1970 publishes "A Beggar in Jerusalem"
  • 1972 publishes "The Night Trilogy"
  • 1978 Appointed Chairmen at the presidents commission on the holocaust.
  • 1986 awarded nobel peace prize
  • 1987 Established Elie Wiesel foundation for Humanity
  • 1995 publishes "Memoirs"
  • 2006 awarded honorary knighthood from the British Empire
  • 2006 Oprah interviewed Elie Wiesel
  • February 1 2007 Confronted by a Holocaust denier
  • February 25 2010 presents Wiesel with Nation Humanities medal
  • Net Worth of $5 million