Dr Miklós Nyiszli

Dr Miklós Nyiszli

Birth
Sălaj, Romania
Death
5 May 1956 (aged 54)
Oradea, Bihor, Romania
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
131769496 View Source

Dr. Miklós Nyiszli was a Jewish prisoner at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Nyiszli, his wife, and young daughter, were transported to Auschwitz in June 1944. On arrival, Nyiszli volunteered himself as a doctor and was sent to work at number 12 barracks where he operated on and tried to help the ill with only the most basic medical supplies and tools.

He was under the supervision of Josef Mengele, an SS officer and physician. Mengele decided after observing Nyiszli's skills to move him to a specially built autopsy and operating theatre.

Dr. Nyiszli authored the book, "Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account"

Dr. Miklós Nyiszli was a Jewish prisoner at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Nyiszli, his wife, and young daughter, were transported to Auschwitz in June 1944. On arrival, Nyiszli volunteered himself as a doctor and was sent to work at number 12 barracks where he operated on and tried to help the ill with only the most basic medical supplies and tools.

He was under the supervision of Josef Mengele, an SS officer and physician. Mengele decided after observing Nyiszli's skills to move him to a specially built autopsy and operating theatre.

Dr. Nyiszli authored the book, "Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account"


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