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STERN, LOUIS – American merchant and politician; born at Ziegenhain, Hesse-Cassel, Germany, Feb. 22, 1847. Together with his parents he emigrated to America in 1853, settling in Albany, N. Y., where he attended the public school and academy....
STERN, LOUIS WILLIAM – German psychologist; born in Berlin April 29, 1871; educated at the Kölnische Gymnasium and at the university of his native city (Ph.D. 1893). He was appointed privat-docent at the University of Breslau in 1897, and founded in...
STERN, MAX EMANUEL (MENDEL BRI STERN) – Hungarian Hebraist; born at Presburg Nov. 9. 1811; died at Vienna Feb. 9, 1873. He studied under his father, who was a teacher at the Jewish primary school in Presburg, and when the elder Stern became blind, Max, then only...
STERN, MORIZ ABRAHAM – German mathematician; born at Frankfort-on-the-Main June 29, 1807; died at Bern, Switzerland, Jan. 30, 1894. He studied philology at the University of Heidelberg, and prepared himself for a rabbinical career. Later, however, he...
STERN, SAMUEL – Hungarian physician; born at Halas, Hungary, Sept. 16, 1839; educated at the universities of Prague and Vienna (M. D. 1858). He acted for some time as assistant physician at the communal hospital of Vienna; in 1863 he was...
STERN, SIMON ADLER – American author, editor, and critic; born in Philadelphia 1838; died May 2, 1904. As a boy he displayed marked talent as a violinist, in spite of which he devoted himself more to literature. Of his works may be mentioned...
STERN, VICTOR – Austrian dramatist; born at Vienna May 5, 1837. After a brief experience in commercial life he turned to literature, receiving in his new vocation the encouragement of Friedrich Hebbel (1861), under whose auspices he did some of...
STERN, WILHELM – German physician and philosophical writer; born at Sandberg, Posen, Aug. 11, 1844; son of a rabbi. From 1860 to 1865 he attended the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau, and thereafter studied philosophy for two semesters,...
STERNBERG – See Mecklenburg.
STERNE, SIMON – American lawyer; born in Philadelphia July 23, 1839; died in New York Sept. 22, 1901. He was educated in the public schools of his native city, and studied at the universities of Heidelberg (Germany) and Pennsylvania, being...
STERNER, ALBERT EDWARD – English artist; born in London March 8, 1863. He studied at Julien's Académie and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, and in 1881 emigrated to the United States. From 1881 to 1885 he lived in Chicago, occupying himself with...
STETTENHEIM, JULIUS – German humorist; born at Hamburg Nov. 2, 1831. He at first pursued a commercial career, but went in 1857 to Berlin, where he studied until 1860. Returning to Hamburg in 1861, he founded the humoristic-satiric periodical "Die...
STETTIN – District of Pomerania, with its capital of the same name. On Dec. 2, 1261, Duke Barnim I. of Pomerania ordered that the Jews of Stettin, and those of other parts of his duchy, should enjoy rights similar to those accorded the...
STIASSNY, WILHELM – Austrian architect; born in Vienna Oct. 15, 1842. He was graduated from the Vienna Polytechnic in 1861, and thereupon studied for five years at the Academy of Fine Arts under Professors Van der Nüll, von Siccardsburg, Rösner,...
STIEGLITZ, HEINRICH – German writer; born at Arolsen, Waldeck, Feb. 22, 1801; died at Venice Aug. 23, 1849. He was educated at the universities of Göttingen and Leipsic, and in 1828 became teacher at a gymnasium in Berlin and custos of the Royal...
STIEGLITZ, JULIUS OSCAR – American chemist; born at Hoboken, N. J., May 26, 1867; educated in the public schools of New York, the real-gymnasium of Carlsruhe, and the universities of Berlin and Göttingen. Shortly after his return to the United States he...
STIEGLITZ, LUDWIG VON – Russian banker; born in Arolsen, Waldeck, Germany, in 1778; died at St. Petersburg March 18, 1843. He emigrated to Russia when a young man, was appointed court banker to the czar, and, after adopting Christianity, was raised to...
STIER, JOSEF – Hungarian rabbi; born at Neustadt-on-the-Waag, Hungary, April 12, 1844. He was educated at the gymnasium and Talmud Torah at Presburg, at the universities of Vienna (Ph.D. 1869) and Breslau, and at the Jewish Theological...
STILLER, BERTALAN – Hungarian physician; born at Miskolez June 23, 1837; studied at Budapest and Vienna (M.D. 1863). In 1864 he was appointed assistant physician at the Jewish Hospital in Budapest; in 1874, chief of a division; in 1876,...
STILLING, BENEDIKT – German anatomist and surgeon; born at Kirchhayn, Hesse, Feb. 22, 1810; died at Cassel Jan. 28, 1879. He studied at the University of Marburg, and, on taking his degree of M. D. in 1832, was appointed assistant at the anatomical...
STILLING, JAKOB – German ophthalmologist; born at Cassel Sept. 22, 1842; son of Benedikt Stilling. He studied at the universities of Marburg (M.D. 1865), Würzburg, Berlin, and Paris, and in 1867 established himself as ophthalmologist in his...
STOBBE, JOHANN ERNST OTTO – Christian historian of the Jews; born at Königsberg, East Prussia, June 28, 1831; died at Leipsic May 19, 1887. He studied philology and history, and later jurisprudence, at the university of his native town, graduating as LL.D....
STOCK EXCHANGE – See Finance.
STÖCKER, ADOLF – German Protestant theologian, politician, and anti-Semitic agitator; born at Halberstadt Dec. 11, 1835. He studied at the universities of Halle and Berlin, and in 1863, after having acted for some years as tutor, was appointed...
STÖCKL, MADAME – See Heinefetter, Klara.