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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.Elie Wiesel
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
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.Elie Wiesel
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.Elie Wiesel
For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.Elie Wiesel