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  1. El·ie [el-ee] /ˈɛl i/, Eliezer, born 1928, U.S. author, born in Romania: Nobel Peace Prize 1986.
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  • Wiesel soon became the assiduous and indispensable friend of the family.

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  1. Elie. born 1928, US human rights campaigner: noted esp for his documentaries of wartime atrocities against the Jews; Nobel peace prize (1986); honorary knighthood (2006)
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wiesel in Medicine


(vēsəl)Torsten Nils Born 1924
  1. Swedish-born American physiologist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for studies on the organization and function of the brain.
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