Inge Auerbacher

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Date of Birth December 31, 1934
Place of Birth Kippenheim, Germany
Age 86 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Inge Auerbacher

Inge Auerbacher is an American chemist of German origin. She is a survivor of the Holocaust and has published many books about her experiences in the Second World War.

About Inge Auerbacher

Famous as both a chemist and a Holocaust survivor, Auerbacher penned a number of memoirs, including Beyond the Yellow Star to America and I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust.

Before Fame

From 1942 until 1945, she was imprisoned at the Terezin concentration camp. She was among the one percent of the camp's inhabitants who survived the ordeal.


After graduating from Queens College, City University of New York, she had a four decade-long career as a chemist.

Family Life

In 1945, she and several of her family members were liberated from Nazi camps by the Red Army. She immigrated to the United States in 1946 and became an American citizen several years later.


She and fellow Holocaust survivor Elly Gross both penned memoirs detailing their World War II-era experiences.

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Latest information about Inge Auerbacher updated on January 16, 2021.

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