Simon WiesenthalAge: 96
Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to tracking down fugitive Nazi war criminals. Calling himself the “bad conscience of the Nazis,” Wiesenthal claimed he exposed more than 1,000 war criminals. He wrote a two-volume memoir about his work, The Murderers Among Us and Justice, Not Vengeance. His tenaciousness resulted in death threats against him and his family. Died: Vienna, Austria, Sept. 20, 2005
More on Simon Wiesenthal from Infoplease:
- Simon Wiesenthal - Biography of Simon Wiesenthal, The Nazi hunter who nabbed Adolf Eichmann
- Simon Wiesenthal - Wiesenthal, Simon Wiesenthal, Simon , 1908–2005, Austrian-Jewish Nazi hunter, b. Butschatsch, ...
- I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal - Starring Nicole Kidman, Simon Wiesenthal
- U.S. Societies & Associations (S) - SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) (1905): 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale, Pa. 15096-0001. ...
- Ever Again - Starring Kevin Costner, Simon Wiesenthal