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5 Facts About Elie Wiesel

Here are 5 facts about

  • He was born on September 30, 1928 in Sighet, Maramures County, Romania
  • He is a Jewish political activist, a professor and a novelist
  • He was a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna and Buchenwald concentration camps during World War 11
  • In 1986 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oneof his most famous works is the novel Night relating to the time spent in the concentration camps
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