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Imre Kertész

Born: 9-Nov-1929
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 31-Mar-2016
Location of death: Budapest, Hungary
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Hungary
Executive summary: Holocaust survivor, literature Nobel

Military service: Hungarian Army (1951-53)

Deported to Auschwitz by the Nazis. Recipient, 2002 Nobel Prize for literature. Decried Schindler's List as "kitsch."

Wife: Albina Vas (d. 1995)
Wife: Magda Ambrus (m. 1996)

    Communist Party 1946
    Nazi Concentration Camp Inmate Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Zeitz (1944-45)
    Nobel Prize for Literature 2002
    Hungarian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Depression

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