Noemi Ban

Non-Fiction Author

Birthday September 29, 1922

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Szeged, Hungary

DEATH DATE Jun 7, 2019 (96)

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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.


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.