Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies

July 3, 2016 12:31 PM

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Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies

Elie 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.

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