• Elie Wiesel is born

    Birthplace: Sighet, Romania
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  • The Nazis set up the first concentration camp at Dachau

    The first inmartes are two hundred Communists.
  • Books contray to Nazi beliefs are burned in public

  • the Nazi took power

    Nazi small square 30th Jan, 1933 The Nazi party took power in Germany Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor, or prime minister, of germany.Nazis "temporarily" suspended cvil liberties for all citizens. They were ever resotred.
  • hitler combines the positions of chancellor and president to become "Fuhrer," or leader, of Germany

  • jews in germany are deprived of citzenship and other fundamental rights

    The Nazis intensify persecution of political dissdents and others considered "racially inferior" including "gypsies," Jehovah's Witnesses, and homosexuals. Many are sent to concentration camps
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    World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war. It is generally considered to have lasted from 1939 to 1945
  • nazis start deporting jews to poland

    nazis begin to restrict jews to getthos and deport them to poland
  • ellie meets moshie the beadle

    Elie meets Moishe the Beadle who teaches him about Kabbalah
  • he Hungarian authorities allowed the German army to deport the Jewish community

    the Hungarian authorities allowed the German army to deport the Jewish community in Sighet to Auschwitz-Birkenau. While at Auschwitz, his inmate number, "A-7713", was tattooed onto his left arm.[9][10]
  • Elie Wiesel arrives with his family arrives to Auschwitz concentration

    Elie Wiesel arrives with his family on or around Tuesday 16th May 1944. His mother and youngest sister are immediately sent to be gassed.
  • Wiesel's father was beaten

    just a few weeks after the two were marched to Buchenwald, Wiesel's father was beaten,by a Nazi as he was suffering from dysentery, starvation, and exhaustion.
  • Ellie sees his father for the last time

  • Inmates at Dachau and Buchenwald are freed by American troops

  • First american tanks arrive

  • Elie entered Sorbonne University in order to study philosophy

  • Elie is encouraged to write about his life story is concentration camps

  • Elie moves to the United States of America

  • Elie publishes Night, the Enlgish version

  • Elie Wiesel, Wedding date

    Marion Wiesel
  • Elie receives the Nobel Peace Prize

  • he new translation of Night was no. 1 on The New York Times bestseller list

  • The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Wiesel traveled to Auschwitz with Oprah Winfrey, a visit which was broadcast as part of The Oprah Winfrey Show