Leonardo de Benedetti

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Leonardo De Benedetti
Born (1898-09-15)15 September 1898
Turin, Italy
Died 16 October 1983(1983-10-16) (aged 85)
Turin, Italy
Occupation Writer, medical doctor
Language Italian
Nationality Italian
Education Degree in medicine
Alma mater University of Turin
Period 1947–61
Genre Autobiography, essay
Spouse Jolanda De Benedetti, born Jolanda De Benedetti

Leonardo de Benedetti (born September 15, 1898 in Turin, Italy; died October 16, 1983) was an Italian Jew and physician who was interned in the Auschwitz concentration camp from February 1944 until its liberation in January 1945. After the end of the Second World War he and fellow inmate Primo Levi wrote Auschwitz Report, a factual report of conditions inside the camp.

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