Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor, dies at 87

Born in Romania in 1928, Wiesel wrote extensively about his experiences in the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Buna during World War II. “Night”, first published in English in 1960, would go on to be translated into 30 languages and sell six million copies in the United States alone.

In all, Wiesel wrote 57 books and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.