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Dr. Samuel Stern, Leader of Hungarian Jewry, Dies in Budapest

June 17, 1946
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Dr. Samuel Stern, outstanding Hungarian Jewish leader, and one-time Court Counselor to the ruling house, died here over the weekend at the age of 73. He was president of the Budapest Jewish Community for many years.

During the pro-Nazi regime in Hungary, Dr. Stern was the head of the Central Jewish Association in Budapest, which served as a liaison group between the Jews of Hungary and the Hungarian authorities. He left a will asking for a simple funeral without eulogies.

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