“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”
- Born: Elie Wiesel (September 20th, 1928 Sighetu Marmației, Romania)
- Died: July 2, 2016 Manhattan, New York, NY (Age 87)
- Spouse: Marion Erster Rose
- Occupation: Author, Professor, Activist
- Known For: Wiesel wrote a memoir titled Night (1960), which recounted his experiences surviving the Holocaust
- Awards: Nobel Peace Prize (1986), Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Grand Officer of the Order of the Star of Romania, Legion of Honour, honorary Knighthood
Elie Wiesel was a Nobel Prize winning writer, professor, and activist. He is best known for his memoir Night (1960), in which he recounted his experiences surviving the Holocaust.
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