Definition of Wiesel, Elie in English:

Wiesel, Elie

proper noun

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

Pronunciation

Wiesel, Elie

/wiˈzel/