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Sol Encel Sol Encel i(A35180 works by) (a.k.a. Solomon Encel)
Born: Established: 3 Mar 1925
Eastern Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 23 Jul 2010 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1929
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Sol Encel was born in Poland and came to Australia with his family at the age of four. He served as a medical orderly during World War II and, following the war, completed his degree at the University of Melbourne. Encel taught sociology at the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University and the University of New South Wales. In 1968, Encel was elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences. Throughout his life, he was actively engaged in Australian political life and the Jewish community.

Source: Michael Pusey, 'Fighter for the Poor and Oppressed', Sydney Morning Herald, (19 August 2010): 26.

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