Elie Wiesel, who passed away recently, had won the Nobel prize in which category?

Elie Wiesel (87), the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights activist, has recently passed away in Manhattan, United States. He was best known for his major role in promoting Holocaust education and for perpetuating the memory of the Holocaust in the post-World War II era with his book “Night”, which was based on his experience as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.