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Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate and Memory Keeper of the Holocaust, Dies at 87

July 5, 2016

(Washington Post) – Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, the memory keeper for victims of Nazi persecution, and a Nobel laureate who used his moral authority to force attention on atrocities around the world, died July 2 at his home in New York. He was 87. His death was confirmed in a statement from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Other details were not immediately available.

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