Definition of Wiesel, Elie in English:

Wiesel, Elie

proper noun

  • (1928–2016), Romanian-born American human rights campaigner, novelist, and academic; full name Eliezer Wiesel. A survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Wiesel became an authority on the Holocaust, documenting and publicizing Nazi war crimes. Nobel Peace Prize (1986).

Pronunciation

Wiesel, Elie

/ˈwiːz(ə)l/