In which camps was Elie Wiesel held?

Answer Elie Wiesel was held in the Auschwitz concentration camp when he was 15 years old, along with his family. He was later transported to the Buchenwald concentration camp, where his father would die b... Read More »

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When did Elie Wiesel die?

Eli Wiesel, famous author of Holocaust memoir "Night," is not dead. He still lives in Connecticut and holds the title of professor at Boston University. Wiesel was born in 1928 in Transylvania.Sour... 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 »

Who published"Night"by Elie Wiesel?

The original work by Elie Wiesel was published under the Yiddish title "Un di Velt Hot Geshvign" by Unión Central Israelita Polaca in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was next published in France by Le... Read More »

Why did Elie Wiesel win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Elie Wiesel is an author and activist who survived the death camps of Auschwitz. He acted as a champion for human rights, for which the Nobel Committee awarded him the Peace Prize in 1986.Writing... Read More »