Category «Holocaust Historians»

Susan Zuccotti

Win the world’s biggest jackpot Susan Sessions Zuccotti ( 1940 ) is an American historian , specializing in the Holocaust . Career Zuccotti doctorate in Modern European History at Columbia University . She has been honored by the Jewish Book Council for her studies on the Holocaust, 1 and also received the Acqui Storia – …

Elie Wiesel

Eliezer Wiesel (in Hungarian : Lázár Wiesel, Sighetu Marmaţiei , 30 of September of 1928 – New York , 2 of July of 2016 ) 1 was a writer language Yiddish and French nationality American survivor of the concentration camps Nazis . He devoted his life to writing and talking about the horrors of the …

Jacob Presser

Life Jacob Presser was born in Amsterdam , an Israeli family, in 1899 . In 1926 he obtained his doctorate in the University of this capital. For his Jewishness, this professor and historian had to jump into hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands . His first wife, his former student at the Lyceum …

Sönke Neitzel

Sönke Neitzel (June 26, 1968) is a German historian who has written extensively on World War II . 1 Professor of History at the University of Mainz , having also held positions at the University of Karlsruhe , the University of Bern , and the University of the Saarland , 2 and exercising at the …

Elisabeth Maxwell

Elisabeth “Betty” Maxwell (March 11, 1921 – AUGUST 7, 2013) was a researcher French origin, about the Holocaust , who established the journal Holocaust and Genocide Studies in 1987. She was the widow of billionaire publisher Robert Maxwell . 1 Biography He was born as Elisabeth Meynard in Dauphiné , France, descendants of the aristocracy …

Yaacov Lozowick

Yaacov Lozowick (born 1957 in Bad Kreuznach ) is a historian Israeli . Training Lozowick studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . In 1982 he obtained the bachelor in the study of history and philosophy Jewish, in 1984 released his degree in Pedagogy and in 1989 released his master ‘s degree in modern Jewish …

Peter Longerich

Peter Longerich ( Krefeld , 1955) is a researcher and historian German . At present Longerich is considered by some historians – among others, Ian Kershaw , Richard Evans, Timothy Snyder, Mark Roseman or Richard Overy – like one of the main German authorities in the study of the Holocausto . 1 Works German – …

Deborah Lipstadt

Deborah Lipstadt Esther ( 18 as March as 1947 (69 years) New York) is a historian American and author of Holocaust denial . Professor of Modern Judaism and Holocaust Studies at Emory University. He received his BA from City College in New York, and his MA and PhD from Brandeis University . Lipstadt was a …

Raul Hilberg

Raul Hilberg ( Vienna , 2 as June as 1926 – Williston , Vermont , 4 as August as 2007 ), Austrian historian, nationalized American, famous for his studies of the Holocaust . Biography Born in Vienna , within a middle – class Jewish of Polish origin – Rumanian. In 1938 , his father was …

Rudolf A. Haunschmied

Rudolf Anton Haunschmied (born 1966 ) is an author and local historian Austrian . Life and work Rudolf A. Haunschmied was raised in Sankt Georgen an der Gusen , Austria. As a young man, he even began to investigate the “forgotten” history of the St. Georgen-Mauthausen-Gusen area and its four concentration camps, with special emphasis …

Israel Gutman

Israel Gutman (Hebrew: ישראל גוטמן, May 20, 1923, Warsaw , Poland – October 1, 2013, Jerusalem , Israel ) was an Israeli survivor born in Poland , and historian of the Holocaust . 1 Biography Israel (Yisrael) Gutman was born in Warsaw, Poland. After participating and being injured in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, he was …

Daniel Goldhagen

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen (n. Boston , 30 of June of 1959 ) is a writer American and former associate professor political science and sociology from Harvard University . Goldhagen was known internationally for having written two controversial books on the Holocaust : Hitler’s Torturers Volunteers (1996) and The Catholic Church and the Holocaust (2002). He …

Martin Gilbert

Martin John Gilbert ( London , 25 of October of 1936 – 3 of February of 2015 ) 1 was a historian British and author of more than eighty books, including several works on the Holocaust and the history of the Jewish people . Gilbert was a pioneer in the field of atlas historical. He …

Alan Bullock

Alan Louis Charles Bullock , Bullock Baron ( 13 of December of 1914 – 2 of February of 2004 ) was a historian British , famous for his work biography of Adolf Hitler . 1 Biography Alan Bullock was born in Trowbridge , in the county of Wiltshire , England , where his father worked …

Zygmunt Bauman

Zygmunt Bauman ( Poznan , 19 of November of 1925 – Leeds , 9 of January of 2017 ) 1 was a sociologist , philosopher and essayist Polish origin Jew . His work, which began in the 1950s , deals, among other things, with issues such as social classes , socialism , holocaust , hermeneutics …

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt , born Johanna Arendt ( Linden-Limmer , 14 of October of 1906 – New York , 4 of December of 1975 ) was a political philosopher German , later nationalized American , of Jewish origin , and one of the most influential twentieth century . 1 The deprivation of rights and persecution in …

Götz Aly

Götz Aly Haydar ( Heidelberg , May 3, 1947) is a specialist in political science , historian and journalist German . His research interests include euthanasia , the Holocaust , the economic policy of the dictatorship Nazi and anti – Semitism of centuries XIX and XX . Life He is a descendant of kammertürke Note …