Welcome to a very interesting and distinguished man who is a professor, author, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Eliezer Wiesel is a Jewish American professor, writer and political activist. He was born in Sighet, Transylvania, Maramures, and Kingdom of Romania on 30th September 1928. In 1986, recognizing his struggle for peace, atonement and human dignity Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded him The Nobel Peace Prize. He is also famous for his arguably most powerful and renowned book in Holocaust literature, “Night” which is inspired by his personal experience as a prisoner in Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald.
He started his career in US as feature writer for The Jewish Daily Forward. Wiesel used his international fame earned by his publications, to win justice for oppressed people and societies in different parts of the world. In 1978 he was appointed Chairman of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council by President Jimmy Carter.
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