Ryszard Bender official portrait, November 2007
Ryszard Janusz Bender
February 16, 1932
|Died||February 24, 2016 (aged 84)|
|Occupation||Polish historian and politician|
Ryszard Janusz Bender (February 16, 1932 – February 24, 2016) was a Polish politician and historian. He was a specialist on the history of the January Uprising. He was professor of History at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin.
Life[change | change source]
Bender was accused of antisemitism and Holocaust denial after he said that Auschwitz was "not a death camp" but a "labour camp". He later said his remarks were taken out of context. He has also spoken out in defense of Dariusz Ratajczak.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Tory ally who called Auschwitz a labour camp is honoured | World news | The Guardian". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-04-14.
- Mudde, C. (2005). Racist Extremism in Central and Eastern Europe. Routledge. p. 159. ISBN 9780415355933. Retrieved 2015-04-14.
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