Eva Mozes Kor

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Birthday
30, 1934
Birthplace
Romania
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1934 (age 85)
Birthplace
Romania

About

Survivor of Nazi genetic experiments who later founded the CANDLES museum to shed light on the Holocaust and eugenics.

Before Fame

She spent nine months in the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp, where she underwent eugenics experiments that included injections of lethal bacterial strains.

Trivia

She publicly forgave the Nazis and their head doctor, Josef Mengele. Her decision was explored in the documentary film Forgiving Dr. Mengele.

Family Life

She and her sister were one of many pairs of twins who were subjected to lethal experiments by Dr. Mengele and his staff.

Associated With

She and fellow Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors were liberated as a result of Witold Pilecki's reports on the concentration camp.