Claude Lanzmann’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 27, 1925

Death Date

Jul 5, 2018

Age of Death

92 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Paris, France



The director Claude Lanzmann died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French filmmaker who directed the acclaimed nine-and-a-half hour Holocaust documentary Shoah, which was released in 1985.

He joined the French resistance during World War II at the age of 18 and fought in Auvergne.

He was awarded with the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2013.

His brother was the writer Jacques Lanzmann.

He angrily disagreed with attempts to understand the motivations of Adolf Hitler, believing that such evil could not and should not be explained.