Sir Sigmund Sternberg, philanthropist, businessman and Labour Party donor, Died at 95

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Sir Sigmund Sternberg was born on June 2, 1921, in Budapest, Hungary and died on October 18, 2016.

He was a Hungarian-born British philanthropist, interfaith campaigner, businessman and Labour Party donor.

Sternberg emigrated to Britain in 1939 and was naturalised as a British citizen in 1947.

Sir Sigmund Sternberg worked in promoting dialogue between different faiths.

Sternberg established The Sir Sigmund Sternberg Charitable Foundation in 1969 and was one of the co-founders of the Three Faiths Forum.

Sternberg was the founding Chairman of CRU Group.

He was currently Life President of the Movement for Reform Judaism.

Sternberg was chairman of the Sternberg Interfaith Gold Medallion.

Sternberg was the father of Michael Sternberg QC and British artist Frances Aviva Blane.

He has received numerous award for his work, in 1976 knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, and in 1985 he was made a Papal Knight Commander of the Order of St. Gregory the Great (KCSG) by Pope John Paul II.

Sir Sigmund Sternberg passed away at 95 years old.

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