Franciszek Piper

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Franciszek Piper
Born Franciszek Piper
Warsaw, Poland
Nationality Polish
Occupation author, scholar, historian,

Franciszek Piper (born 1941) is a Polish scholar, historian and author. Most of his work concerns the Holocaust, especially the history of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Dr. Piper is credited as one of the historians who helped establish a more accurate number of victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps. According to his research, at least 1.1 million people perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau, of whom about 960,000 were Jewish.[1] He is the author of several books and chair of the Historical Department at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

Written works[edit]

  • Auschwitz Prisoner Labor
  • Voices of Memory 8. Poles in Auschwitz
  • I Am Healthy and I Feel Fine: The Auschwitz Letters of Marian Henryk Serejski, 2010
  • Auschwitz. How Many Perished Jews, Poles, Gypsies (Yad Vashem Studies Vol. XXI Jerusalem, 1991)
  • Auschwitz: Nazi Death Camp (The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum; 1st edition 1996, 2nd edition 2002)
  • Głosy Pamięci 9. Żydzi w KL Auschwitz
  • Ilu ludzi zginęło w KL Auschwitz
  • Zeszyty Oświęcimskie nr 21
  • Zeszyty Oświęcimskie nr 25


  1. ^ Franciszer, Piper. Auschwitz: How Many Perished: Jews, Poles, Gypsies. 1991. p.52.

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