How Did Elie Wiesel Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Elie Wiesel death

The activist Elie Wiesel passed away at age 87, impressive.

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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?

Information about the death of Elie Wiesel
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death87 years
BirthdaySeptember 30, 1928
Death dateJuly 2, 2016
Place of deathManhattan, New York, United States
Place of burialSharon Gardens, Valhalla, New York, United States


Someone who hates one group will end up hating everyone – and, ultimately, hating himself or herself.

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Some stories are true that never happened.

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Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.

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Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.

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Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.

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