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Joseph Peter Maria "Peter" Stern
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1920
Prague
Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death: Nov. 18, 1991
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England

Number #44 refers to "A Cambridge Necropolis" by Dr. Mark Goldie from March 2000 for Friends of The Parish of The Ascension Burial Ground, total 49.

He was educated in Prague, Vienna and St. John's College, where he took his MA in 1947. During the war he served in the Czechoslovakian army in exile. He took up a lectureship at Bedford College, London and then at Cambridge in 1952, returning to St. John's. He was Professor at University College London from 1972 to 1986. A prolific scholar of nineteenth and twentieth century Herman literature, he wrote on Nietsche. Kafka, Rike and Mann, and edited the series "Landmarks in World Literature". His "On Realism" (1973) was influential. He was also known for his study "Hitler: The Fuhrer and the People", which was translated into several languages.

He was married to Sheila Stern, nee McMullan, in 1944 having first met her as a student in 1940.

He died of pancreatic cancer at his home, 83 Barton Road, Cambridge, on 18 November 1991; cremated 25th of November 1991 at Cambridge Crematorium.

See ODNB. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sheila Frances McMullan Stern (1922 - 2005)
 
Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 2H10
 
Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
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Joseph Peter Maria Peter Stern
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