Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies

Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, renowned writer and Nobel peace laureate, has died at 87Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor, writer and Nobel peace laureate who worked to keep alive the memory of Jews slaughtered during World War II, has died aged 87. Wiesel, a Romanian-born US citizen, was perhaps best known for his memoir "Night" detailing his experiences in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Once known as "the world's leading spokesman on the Holocaust," Wiesel died at his home in Manhattan on Saturday, the New York Times reported.

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