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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)
Born 9 November 1929(1929-11-09)
Budapest, Hungary
Dee'd 31 Mairch 2016(2016-03-31) (aged 86)
Budapest, Hungary
Thrift Novelist
Ethnicity Hungarian Jewish
Notable warks Fatelessness
Kaddish for an Unborn Child
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Leeteratur
Spoose Albina 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.