Liliana Segre

Italian Holocaust survivor and senator for life

Liliana Segre OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [liˈljaːna ˈsɛːɡre, - ˈseːɡre]; born 10 September 1930) is an Italian politician. She was a Senator for Life named by President Sergio Mattarella on 19 January 2018.[1]

Segre was born in Milan to a Jewish family. In 1943 she was arrested and deported to Auschwitz. After 1990 she started to speak to the public, especially young people, about her experience.


  1. Profile,; accessed 24 March 2018.(in Italian)