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Holocaust survivor whose best known work, Night, details his experiences in the Buna, Buchenwald, and Auschwitz concentration camps. He wrote nearly sixty books and won numerous honors, including the National Jewish Book Council Award for his 1963 work, The Town Beyond the Wall.
He had three siblings, two of whom did not survive the Holocaust. He and his wife, Marion, established the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and they raised a son named Shlomo.
How did Elie Wiesel die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||September 30, 1928|
|Death date||July 2, 2016|
|Place of death||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||Sharon Gardens, Valhalla, New York, United States|
Someone who hates one group will end up hating everyone – and, ultimately, hating himself or herself.Elie Wiesel
Some stories are true that never happened.Elie Wiesel
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.Elie Wiesel
Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.Elie Wiesel
Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.Elie Wiesel