In Memoriam Baron Paul HALTER

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It is with great sadness that the Auschwitz Foundation announces the passing of its President

Baron Paul HALTER

Auschwitz survivor and activist

 

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President of the Association of Former Political Prisoners of Auschwitz-Birkenau Camps and Prisons of Silesia
President of the Auschwitz Foundation
President of the Remembrance of Auschwitz

 

Officer of the Order of Leopold II with two crossed swords
Cross of war 1940 with palm
Medal of Resistance 1940-1945
Medal of volunteer war fighter 1940-1945
Cross of political prisoner 1940-1945
Cross of Auschwitz (Poland)
Federal Cross of Merit of 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany
He was raised to the peerage by King Albert II of Belgium in 1996
His motto was “Duty Honor Fairness

 

Born in Geneva on the 10th of October 1920 and deceased in Molenbeek, on March 30th, 2013

 

According to his wishes, his body will be donated to science

 

 

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