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Holocaust survivor whose best known work, Night, details his experiences in the Buna, Buchenwald, and Auschwitz concentration camps. He wrote nearly sixty books and won numerous honors, including the National Jewish Book Council Award for his 1963 work, The Town Beyond the Wall.
He had three siblings, two of whom did not survive the Holocaust. He and his wife, Marion, established the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and they raised a son named Shlomo.
How did Elie Wiesel die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||September 30, 1928|
|Death date||July 2, 2016|
|Place of death||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||Sharon Gardens, Valhalla, New York, United States|
When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.Elie Wiesel
The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.Elie Wiesel
I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.Elie Wiesel
Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.Elie Wiesel
I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I’ve been closer to him for that reason.Elie Wiesel