Sigmund Sobolewski

Sigmund Sobolewski
Sigmund Sobolewski in 1992 about the resistance at Auschwitz
Born(1923-05-11)May 11, 1923
Toruń, Poland
DiedAugust 7, 2017(2017-08-07) (aged 94)
Bayamo, Granma Province, Cuba
OccupationActivist, Holocaust survivor
Known forAuschwitz 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.

Early life

Sobolewski was born in Toruń, Poland, the son of the mayor of a small Polish town.[1]

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