(b.1928), Romanian-born American human rights campaigner, novelist, and academic; full name Eliezer Wiesel. A survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Wiesel became an authority on the Holocaust, documenting and publicizing Nazi war crimes. Nobel Peace Prize (1986).
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