Noemi Ban

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Birthday
29, 1922
Birthplace
Szeged, Hungary
DEATH DATE
Jun 7, 2019 (96)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
29, 1922
Birthplace
Szeged, Hungary
DEATH DATE
Jun 7, 2019 (96)

About

Hungarian Jew who survived her internment at the Buchenwald concentration camp during World War II. She has since become a renowned lecturer and author, publishing books like 2003's Sharing Is Healing: A Holocaust Survivor's Story.

Before Fame

She was sent to a labor camp during Operation Margarethe in 1944.

Trivia

She received the Golden Apple Award for her work as a public speaker in 1998.

Family Life

Every member of her family perished at Auschwitz with the exception of her father, Samu. She married teacher Earnest Ban in 1945.

Associated With

She and Elie Wiesel are both Holocaust survivors who went on to write about their experiences.