Samu Stern

Identifier
000385
Type of Entity
Person

Dates of Existence

1874-1946

History

Jewish community leader and businessman, president of the Pest Israelite Congregation (as of 1929) and of the National Office of Hungarian Israelites (as of 1932). Served as president of the Central Jewish Council from 21 March 1944 to the end of October 1944, when he went into hiding. Stern survived the Holocaust, returning to Budapest, where he died two years later.

Places

  • Nemesszalók, Hungary

  • Budapest, Hungary

Sources

  • The YIVO encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe / ed. G. D. Hundert. - Yale Univ., 2008. - v. 2, p. 1808

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