This is to inform you that long last survivor prosecutors from the post-world War Two Nuremberg trials have died at the age of 103. Ben Ferencz was deceased on Friday 7 April 2023 an evening in his sleep at Boyton Beach, Florida. His death information was given by US Holocaust Museum. Who was he and what contribution was given by him in society to work and how did he survive the post world war two? we will give you all details about him so please scroll down the page and read the whole article.
In Numerburg, Germany one of the 12 trials was held by U.S. authorities. He was a law professor and also a law advocate. He graduated with LLB from Havard University. He was married to Gertrude Fried who died in 2019. he had 4 children. His family emigrated to the USA because of world war 1. After he joined the U.S. Army and he discharge from Army in 1945.
Berell Freencz Wikipedia
Benjamin Berell Freencz was born on March 11, 1920, in Csolt, Szatmar County, Kingdom of Hungary located close to Transylvania. He was an American lawyer and also an investigator of Nazi War crimes after World War second and the chief prosecutor for the United States Army at the Einsatzgruppen trial.
Ferencz was a multilingual person. He could speak 6 languages including German. He shared his experience of crime investigation and how was he traumatized. Ferencz spoke of finding bodies piled up like cordwood and helpless skeletons with diarrhea, dysentery, typhus, TB, pneumonia, and other ailments, retching in their louse-ridden bunks or on the ground with only their pathetic eyes pleading for help.
I don’t want to talk about it in detail. Ben Ferencz was just 27 when he secured the persuasion of 22 Nazi officers for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
He later advocated for the institution of an international court to prosecute war crimes in 2002. He was a professor of international law and campaigned for an international court that could prosecute the leaders of government found to have committed war crimes and wrote many books also. However, his death reason is still unclear. Any information due to or related to his health is not disclosed yet. We can only think that Berell Freencz died naturally. As for an official statement related to his death cause we can only wait. However, he has many blessings from those people who love him, and because of him, people’s lives changed. Our condolence to the great survivor and leader.