Share this entry

Share this page

Wiesenthal, Simon

Line breaks: Simon Wie¦sen|thal
Pronunciation: /ˈviːz(ə)ntɑːl
 
/

Definition of Wiesenthal, Simon in English:

( 1908–2005), Austrian Jewish investigator of Nazi war crimes. After spending three years in concentration camps he began a campaign to bring Nazi war criminals to justice, tracing some 1,000 criminals including Adolf Eichmann.

Definition of Wiesenthal, Simon in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…