jerusalem - The American Jewish writer and Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel Saturday at the age of 87 deceased. Which reported the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.
Wiesel describes in his books his experiences in Auschwitz. She most famous book is Night. Besides writer he was, among other professor at Boston University. He continued in human rights. In 1986 he received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Eliezer Wiesel was born in Romania in 1928. In 1944, his mother and younger sister, he was deported along with they family to Auschwitz where were killed. His father later died in Buchenwald.
Cameraman Broadcasting MAX attacked
'Infernal holiday traffic jams heading south'
'Big shame for Belgium '
After the war he moved to France and later to the United States. In 1963 he received American citizenship. Wiesel oversaw the building of the US Holocaust Museum.