How old was Elie Wiesel going into Auschwitz?

Answer Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928. He was only 15 years old when his family was deported from one of the ghettos in Sighet to the most famous concentration camp, Auschwitz Birkenau, on May... Read More »

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Where did Elie Wiesel live in Auschwitz?

Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and winner of a Nobel Prize, is the founder of The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. While in Auschwitz, he stayed in Block 57, as mentioned in his memoir "Nigh... Read More »

Where did Elie Wiesel stay in Auschwitz?

According to Elie Wiesel's own writings in "Night," he and his father were imprisoned in Block 57 while at Auschwitz. He states he had been staying in the infirmary until two days before the libera... Read More »

Where did Elie Wiesel& his father stay in Auschwitz?

During World War II, Elie Wiesel and his family were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Wiesel and his father worked as slave laborers. Wiesel's mother and younger sister were killed in the ... Read More »

Is Elie Wiesel alive?

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Price for Peace winner and author of the best-selling "Night," an account of his experiences as a Nazi concentration camp survivor, is alive. Born in 1928, he lives in Connecticu... Read More »