Elie Wiesel

Author Elie Wiesel Full Name: Elie Wiesel

United States of America

Profession: Author
Why Famous: Nobel Peace Prize in 1986, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Legion of Honour

Born: September 30, 1928 (90 years old)
Birthplace: Sighet, Maramureș, Romania

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events in the Life of Elie Wiesel

  • 1986-10-14 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel, for his efforts to ensure the Holocaust was remembered
  • 1986-12-10 Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

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