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Primo Levi
  • Name: Primo Levi
  • Born: 07/31/1919
  • Died: 04/11/1987 (67 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer, chemist

Primo Michele Levi (Italian:[ˈpriːmo ˈlɛːvi]; 31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist, partisan, Holocaust survivor and writer. He was the author of several books, novels, collections of short stories, essays, and poems. His best-known works include If This Is a Man (1947, published as Survival in Auschwitz in the United States), his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland; and The Periodic Table (1975), linked to qualities of the elements, which the Royal Institution named the best science book ever written.

School: University of Turin

Alias: Damiano Malabaila (used for some of his fictional works)

Genre: Autobiography, short story, essay

Birth Place: Turin, Italy

Death Place: Turin, Italy

Source: Wikipedia

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