Resistance leader, camp survivor Stéphane Hessel dies at 95; inspired Occupy movement

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    Concentration camp survivor, Resistance fighter and the man who
    inspired the Occupy movement: Stephane Hessel dies at age of 95
    (Daily Mail)
    much more, with many pictures, at the link

    Telegraph obit:

    Stéphane Hessel
    Stéphane Hessel, who has died aged 95, was a half-Jewish German who became a French citizen, joined the Resistance in London and survived capture by the Gestapo and a death sentence in a concentration camp. He later helped to frame the Universal Declaration of Human Rights , and, in his nineties, became a bestselling author.
     
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