Imre Kertész (Hungarian: [ˈimrɛ ˈkɛrteːs]); 9 November 1929 – 31 Mairch 2016) wis a Hungarian author, Holocaust concentration camp survivor, an recipient o the 2002 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur, "for writin that upholds the fragile experience o the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness o history".[3]

Imre Kertész
Imre Kertész (1929-) Hungarian writer II. by Csaba Segesvári.JPG
Imre Kertész in Szeged (2007)
Born9 November 1929(1929-11-09)
Budapest, Hungary
Dee'd31 Mairch 2016(2016-03-31) (aged 86)
Budapest, Hungary
EthnicityHungarian Jewish
Notable warksFatelessness
Kaddish for an Unborn Child
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur
SpooseAlbina Vas
(her daith 1995)
Magda Ambrus
(m. 1996; his daith 2016)


  1. Pablo Gorondi. "Nobel literature laureate Imre Kertesz dies at 86". Associated Press. Retrieved 31 March 2016 – via The Seattle Times.
  2. George Gomori (31 March 2016). "Imre Kertész obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  3. "The Nobel Prize in Literature 2002 – Imre Kertész". Retrieved 9 February 2008.