American Tribute to Vaclav Havel and a Celebration of Democracy in Czechoslovakia 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)
Published The Fifth Son.
Co-founded Moment Magazine with Leonard Fein.
Published The Town Beyond the Wall.
Memoir was translated into English and published as Night. It would go on to sell over ten million copies in the United States and be published in over 30 languages.
Published a memoir about his harrowing experiences during the Holocaust, the French language La Nuit.
Traveled to Israel as a correspondent for the French newspaper L'arche.
Grew up speaking Yiddish, German, Hungarian, and Romanian.
Was 15 when his family, along with the rest of his town's Jewish population, were confined to a ghetto in Máramarossziget under Hungary's occupation by the Nazis.
Was sent with his family to the Auschwitz concentration camp at age 16, where his mother and younger sister were killed.
Was transferred to the concentration camp at Buchenwald, where his father died just a few weeks before the camp was liberated by Allied forces.
Went to Paris and studied literature, philosophy and psychology at the Sorbonne after World War II.
Taught religion and philosophy for several decades at Boston University. The school created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor.
Has been honored with awards such as the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, the Nobel Peace Prize, the Star of Romania, and an Honorary Knighthood from the United Kingdom.