Wiesenthal, Simon, 1908-2005

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Simon Wiesenthal was born December 31, 1908 in Buczacz, Kingdom of Galicia, Austria-Hungary (now known as Buchach, Ukraine). He is a Holocaust survivor of several concentration camps and the death march to Chemnitz. After the war he was a famous Nazi hunter, and played a small role in locating Adolf Eichmann. Before the war, he studied architecture at Czech Technical University in Prague and married Cyla Müller, 1936. In 1947, Wiesenthal co-founded the Jewish Historical Documentation Centre in Linz, Austria. He is also the author of several memoirs. He died September 20, 2005 in Vienna, Austria and is buried in Herzliya, Israel.
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referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Wechsberg, Joseph, 1907-1983. Papers of Joseph Wechsberg, 1943-1983 (bulk 1964-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Histadruth Ivrith of America, records, undated, 1900-2005 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn World Jewish Congress Records, 1918-1982 (bulk 1940-1980) The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Carter White House Photographs Collection. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Carter White House Photographs: Presidential. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Jimmy Carter - With the Olympic Swim Team in the State Dining Room, Fr. 4-7; Jimmy Carter - Ceremony for Simon Wiesenthal in the East Room, Fr. 8-15
referencedIn Nathan, Jess. Records relating to the statute of limitations on Nazi war crimes letters legal documents. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 8/5/80
referencedIn S. 1792 - Gold Medal for Simon Wiesenthal, 3/17/80 Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Medal of Freedom Event for Simon Wiesenthal, 8/5/80 Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn 8/5/80 -- (Remarks -- Presentation of Special Gold Medal to Simon Wiesenthal on Behalf of Congress) AS/RH Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee. Jewish Community Center jubilee and proclamation collection, 1981-1987. Milwaukee Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Boas, Franz, 1858-1942. Pamphlets collection, 1919-1983 (bulk 1938-1946). Holocaust Center of Northern California, Holocaust Library and Research Center
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 10/13/80 [1]
referencedIn Goldberg, Arthur J. Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990 (bulk 1941-1985). Library of Congress
referencedIn Joseph Wechsberg Papers, 1943-1983, (bulk 1964-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Rose, Romani. Six essays relating to the persecution of Gypsies and Gypsy children essays. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
referencedIn Arthur J. Goldberg Papers, 1793-1990, (bulk 1941-1985) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn President Signs Bill Honoring Simon Wiesenthal, 3/19/80 Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Linthout, Ronald Van. Records relating to Breendonck concentration camp correspondence charts photographs reports witness statements. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
referencedIn Alice Frohlich Collection, 1964-1973 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn n.d., ca. 1980, Pres. Carter with Simon Wiesenthal (T-25285) Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Dokumentationszentrum des Bundes Juedischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes: Reports, 1962-1998 Wiener Library
referencedIn Irena Urdang deTour Collection of Holocaust Materials., undated, 1975-2012. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn Case Files Released Under the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts, ca. 1947 - 1994 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Kurt Waldheim's Wartime History Found at the National Archives: ABC News United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Braunsteiner-Ryan, Hermine, 1919-1999 person
associatedWith deTour, Irena Urdang person
associatedWith Dokumentationszentrum des Bundes Juedischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes corporateBody
associatedWith Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962 person
associatedWith Frohlich, Alice person
correspondedWith Goldberg, Arthur J. person
correspondedWith Goldberg, Arthur J. person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Hier, Marvin. person
associatedWith Histadruth Ivrith of America person
associatedWith Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee. corporateBody
associatedWith Kreisky, Bruno person
associatedWith Linthout, Ronald Van. person
associatedWith Mengele, Josef, 1911-1979? person
associatedWith Nathan, Jess. person
associatedWith Rose, Romani. person
correspondedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
honoredBy Simon Wiesenthal Center corporateBody
associatedWith Stangl, Franz person
employeeOf United States. Office of Strategic Services corporateBody
associatedWith Waldheim, Kurt person
correspondedWith Wechsberg, Joseph, 1907-1983. person
correspondedWith World Jewish Congress corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Buchach 22 UA
Vienna 09 AT
Republic of Austria 00 AT
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Birth 1908-12-31

Death 2005-09-20

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