|born on||31 December 1908 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )|
|Place||Bucac, Ukraine, 49n04, 25e23|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||09°54' 01°46 Asc. 09°19'|
Ukranian Nazi hunter who made a career of tracking down some 1,100 war criminals from 1945 after he was held in a concentration camp for four and a half years and saw his mom and kin "exterminated." His most notorious capture was that of Eichmann in 1960. He wrote his autobiography in 1967 and again in 1990.
In November 1990, he was given an honorary doctorate by Vienna University.
The renowned Nazi-hunter died at age 96 early on September 20, 2005 in Vienna, Austria.
- Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 1940 (Interred in Nazi concentration camp)
- Social : Great Publicity 1960 (Captured Eichmann)
Dana Holliday quotes his autobiography, "The Murderers Among Us," 1967, p.23. Felipe Ferreira supplies the birth location from records.
Autobiography: Simon Wiesenthal, "Justice, Not Vengeance," Grove Weidenfelt, 1990, translated from the German by Ewald Osers. In 2010 PT makes the following note: Bucac is the same as Buczacz; the time zone given in the ACS Atlas was BEAT (-2:30).
Update 11 Feb 2014: this is most likely wrong and has been corrected to CET (1he).
- Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Honorary doctorate)
- Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Family killed by Nazis)
- Passions : Criminal Victim : Concentration camp (4 1/2 years)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (96 years old)
- Vocation : Law : Private Investigator (Nazi hunter)
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Two)
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Honorary doctorate by Vienna University)
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book