Simon Wiesenthal




Age: 96


Summary: Holocaust survivor and well-known Nazi war criminal hunter who as a champion in the fight against anti-Semitism and prejudice dedicated most of his life to tracking down and gathering information on fugitive Nazis so that they could be brought to justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity, whose 50-year efforts led to some 1,000 Nazi war criminals being brought to justice and who was the namesake of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles.



Cause of Death: In his sleep


Born: December 31, 1908


Died: September 20, 2005


Location: Vienna, Austria