Death of Elie Wiesel: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Elie Wiesel

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Biography - A Short Wiki

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?

Information about the death of Elie Wiesel
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death87 years
BirthdaySeptember 30, 1928
Death dateJuly 2, 2016
Place of deathManhattan, New York, United States
Place of burialSharon Gardens, Valhalla, New York, United States


Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.

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Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.

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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.

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We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

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There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.

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