Liliana Segre (Milan , 10 September 1930) is an Italian activist an politician, holocaust survivor and victim of the Italian Shoah. On January the 19th 2018 she was appointed Senator for life by the president of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella for having illustrated the homeland with very high merits in the social field. Liliana Segre was born with her father Alberto in the 1930s in Milan into a family of Jewish origins , she lived with her father and her grandparents. Liliana became aware of her being Jewish through the drama of the fascist racial laws of 1938, when she was expelled from the school she attended. After the intensification of the persecution , her father hid her using false documents. She tried to go to Lugano but she was arrested, transferred to Como and Milan where she was detained for forty days. On January 30 1944 she was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. She was separated from her father and her grandparents who died soon later. Liliana received the serial number 75190, which was tatooned in her forearm. She was put to forced labor for about a year at the Union Ammunition factory. She was liberated on May 1st 1945 from the Malcow camp which was liberated by the Red Army. Liliana was among the 25 survivors. She lived with her uncles and with her maternal grandparents, the only survivors of his family.
LILIANA SEGRE: ACTIVIST AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR.
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