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Stefan Lorant

Stefan Lorant, German author. Recipient Literary award (Pittsburgh), 1965.

Background

  • Lorant, Stefan was born on February 22, 1901 in Budapest, Hungary. Came to United States, 1940, naturalized, 1948.

  • Education

    • Student, Academy Economics, Budapest, 1919. Doctor of Laws, Knox College, 1958. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1961.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Syracuse University, 1985. Doctor (honorary), Bradford University, England, 1989.

    Career

    • Founded Weekly Illustrated 1934, Lilliput (Editor 1937-1940), Picture Post (Editor 1938-1940). Now in United States of America. Doctor of Laws (Knox College), Doctor of Letters (Syracuse University).

      Honorary Doctor (Bradford University, England), Master of Arts (Harvard).

    Works

    • The Glorious Burden: The American Presidency
    • All this is told through a lively running narrative and an incomparable collection of illustrations-contemporary portraits, prints and engravings, early daguerreotypes and the first inaugural photographs, candidates' private papers and public addresses, down to the intimate lens-eye views of the candid camera.
    • Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City
    • Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City follows Pittsburgh from its frontier beginnings through its evolution into the most heavily industrialized city in the world, to the city's renewal of itself as "America's Most Livable City.
    • Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City
    • Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City follows Pittsburgh from its frontier beginnings through its evolution into the most heavily industrialized city in the world, to the city's renewal of itself as "America's Most Livable City.

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    • Married Laurie Jean Robertson, 1963 (divorced 1978). Children: Christopher Stefan, Mark Imre.
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    Born February 22, 1901
    Died November 14, 1997
    (aged 96)
    • 1919
      Academy Economics
    • 1958
      Knox College
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1985
      Syracuse University
    • 1989
      Bradford University
    • 1926 - 1927
      Editor Das Magazin
      Berlin, Germany
    • 1926
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      Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, Sachsen, Germany
    • 1928 - 1933
      Editor Das Magazin
      Munich, Bayern, Germany
    • 1934
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      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1937 - 1940
      Editor Das Magazin
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1938 - 1940
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      • Author: Wïr vom Film, 1928, I Was Hitler's Prisoner, 1935, Chamberlain and the Beautiful Llama, 1940, Lincoln: His Life in Photographs, 1941, The New World, 1946 (Carey-Thomas award 1946), F.D.R.: A Pictorial Biography, 1950, The Presidency: The History of Presidential Elections from Washington to Truman, 1951, Lincoln: A Picture Story of His Life, 1952, The Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1954, The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt, 1959, The Glorious Burden: The American Presidency, 1968, Sieg Heil!: An Illustrated History of Germany from Bismarck to Hitler, 1974, Pete: The Life of Peter F. Flaherty, 1978, My Years in England: Fragment of an Autobiography, 1982, The Years Before Hitler 1918-1933, 1991. Editor: Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City, 1964.
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