Sigmund Sobolewski in 1992 about the resistance at Auschwitz
|Born||May 11, 1923|
|Died||August 7, 2017 (aged 94)|
Bayamo, Granma Province, Cuba
|Occupation||Activist, Holocaust survivor|
|Known for||Auschwitz imprisonment|
|Spouse(s)||Ramona Sobolewski (until his death)|
Sigmund Sobolewski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈzɨɡmunt sɔbɔˈlɛ(f)skʲi], Zygmunt Sobolewski; May 11, 1923 – August 7, 2017) was a Polish activist and Holocaust survivor. He was the 88th prisoner to enter Auschwitz on the first transport to the concentration camp on June 14, 1940, and remained a prisoner for four and a half years during World War II. He was an opponent of Holocaust denial and was notable for having confronted modern neo-Nazis, anti-Semites and Holocaust deniers.
Sobolewski was born in Toruń, Poland, the son of the mayor of a small Polish town.