Simon Wiesenthal

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Birthday
31, 1908
Birthplace
Buchach, Ukraine
Death Date
Sep 20, 2005 (96)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1908
Birthplace
Buchach, Ukraine
Death Date
Sep 20, 2005 (96)

About

Jewish Holocaust survivor who sought to bring Nazis to justice for their World War II-era atrocities.

Before Fame

He worked as an apprentice to a Ukrainian SSR building engineer.

Trivia

He became known as the Nazi Hunter in the post-war years and helped to locate such prominent Nazi leaders as Adolf Eichmann and Franz Stangl.

Family Life

He married Cyla Miller in 1936.

Associated With

He tracked down many of Adolf Hitler's Nazi criminals after World War II with the goal of bringing them to trial for their crimes against humanity.