Salamo Arouch

 

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: Greek-born Jewish boxer who survived the Auschwitz death camp by fighting exhibition bouts for Nazi officers and inspired a Hollywood movie about his life Triumph of the Spirit (1989), starring Willem Dafoe.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke

 

Born: 1923

 

Died: April 26, 2009

 

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel