Death of Stephane Frederic Hessel

October 20, 1917 - February 26, 2013
Paris, France | Age 95

Occupy Wall Street inspiration dies at 95
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LORI HINNANT, The Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — Stephane Hessel of France was a man of many talents.

As a spy for the French Resistance, he survived the Nazi death camp at Buchenwald by assuming the identity of a French prisoner who was already dead. As a diplomat, he helped write the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And at age 93, after a distinguished but relatively anonymous life, he published a slim pamphlet that even he expected would be little more than a vanity...

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