August Kowalczyk

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: Polish actor and theatre director who became one of the last known survivors of the 1942 Auschwitz concentration camp breakout as a member among a group of prisoners that attempted to flee the German Nazi death camp while working in the fields, but only nine of the 50 Polish inmates had successfully escaped alive.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: August 15, 1921

 

Died: July 29, 2012

 

Location: Oswiecim, Poland