Simon Wiesenthal

Polish-born Austrian Holocaust survivor noted for his work as a Nazi hunter (1908-2005)

Simon Wiesenthal, KBE (31 December 1908 – 20 September 2005) was an Austrian Holocaust survivor. He became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter. Wiesenthal was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985.

Wiesenthal in 1982

Wiesenthal died in Vienna, Austria from natural causes, aged 96.

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