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Stefan Lorant

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


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


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.


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).



Married Laurie Jean Robertson, 1963 (divorced 1978). Children: Christopher Stefan, Mark Imre.