Dr. Sternberg Dies: Noted Russian Jewish Scientist

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Dr. Levi Sternberg, professor at the University of Leningrad and well know Russian Jewish scholar, died yesterday at the age of 66.

Dr. Sternberg acquired world wide fame as an ethnographer and anthropologist. He was the director of the Ethnographic Museum and a member of the Russian Academy of Science. He took an active part in the Russian liberation movement, having enlisted in his early youth as a member of the Narodovoletz party which aimed at recuring the rights of the peasants. For this he was sentenced by the Czarist government and served three years confined in a cell and a ten year term on the island of Sachalin.

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