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A portrait of Elie Wiesel, the writer Nobel laureate in 1986, in Paris on Nov. 30, 2011.
A portrait of Elie Wiesel, the writer and winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize, in Paris on Nov. 30, 2011.Serge Picard—Agence VU/Redux
A portrait of Elie Wiesel, the writer Nobel laureate in 1986, in Paris on Nov. 30, 2011.
Inmates of the Buchenwald camp inside their barrack, a few days after U.S. troops liberated this concentration camp near Weimar, Germany, on April 16, 1945. The young man seventh from left in the middle row bunk is Elie Wiesel.
Children and other prisoners liberated by the 3rd U.S. Army march from Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany, in April 1945. The freed prisoners are walking to an American hospital to receive treatment. The tall youth in the line at left, fourth from the front, is Elie Wiesel.
Elie Wiesel after he was awarded top French literary awards in Paris, on Nov. 25, 1968. Wiesel won the Prix Medicis for his novel ìLe Mendiant de Jerusalemî (The Jerusalem Beggar), which was written in French.
President Jimmy Carter left, and Elie Wiesel, chairman of the President's Commission on the Holocaust, watch as Cantor Isaac Goodfriend, and former Secretary of Labor Arthur Goldberg, right, light a menorah during a ceremony in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust in Washington on April 24, 1979.
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel kisses his wife, Marion, as they greet the press after the Nobel announcement in their apartment in New York City on Oct. 14, 1986.
Elie Wiesel speaks after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Dec. 10, 1986.
Chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee Egil Aarvik, right, with Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, his wife Marion and son Elisha after Wiesel received the award on Dec. 10, 1986.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel greets Gen. Vasily Petrenko, one of the Soviet liberators of Auschwitz in 1945, in Moscow on Oct. 22, 1986.
Elie Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize, points to himself in a photo of prisoners at the Buchenwald concentration camp a few days after U.S. troops liberated it, at the Holocaust Memorial in Lyon, France, on June 2, 1987.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, right, and Bosnian President Ali Ja Izetbegovic, left, look at war-torn ruins in the old part of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Nov. 29, 1992. Wiesel, seen here wearing a U.N. peacekeeping force helmet and flak jacket, was making a four-day tour of the war zone.
President Bill Clinton, center, along with Bud Meyerhoff, left, chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Council, and Elie Wiesel, founding chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, pause after lighting an Eternal Flame during the dedication ceremony for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on April 22, 1993.
Delegates stand at the main entrance of the Auschwitz concentration camp, after the official ceremony of the 50th anniversary of the camp's liberation by the Red Army, in Poland on Jan. 27, 1995.
President Barack Obama presents the 2009 National Humanities Medal to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, on Feb. 25, 2010.
Elie Wiesel stands after he was recognized during the address of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to a joint session of the United States Congress in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on March 3, 2015.
President Barack Obama and Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel turn to leave after lighting candles in the Hall of Remembrance as they tour the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on April 23, 2012.
A portrait of Elie Wiesel, the writer and winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize, in Paris on Nov. 30, 2011.
Serge Picard—Agence VU/Redux
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Elie Wiesel: Life in Pictures

Jul 02, 2016
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