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William Stern (businessman)
Vilmos György Stern
2 July 1935
|Died||March 2020 (aged 84–85)|
|Known for||Owner of Stern Group, Britain's then biggest bankruptcy with debts of £118 million in 1973|
|Spouse(s)||Shoshana Stempel (Freshwater)|
William George Stern (born Vilmos György Stern, 2 July 1935 – March 2020) was a Hungarian-born British businessman. He was known as the owner of the British Stern Group of companies. When the company fell in 1973, Stern became Britain's biggest bankrupt with debts of £118 million. Stern was the reason for the creation of Britain's first Policyholders' Protection Act.
- "USC Shoah Foundation". http://dornsife.usc.edu/vhi/cms/?q=node/3298.
- "Not-so-hard times for the celebrity bankrupts". Evening Standard. 17 August 2001. http://www.davidrowan.com/2001/08/evening-standard-not-so-hard-times-for.html.
- Charles, James (25 June 2008). "The 10 worst property investments ever". The Times. UK. http://timesbusiness.typepad.com/money_weblog/2008/06/post.html.
- Stern declared bankrupt. 2 June 1978.
- "Stern reminders of earlier property crashes". The Daily Telegraph. UK. 9 December 2007. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/markets/2820856/Stern-reminders-of-earlier-property-crashes.html.
- "'Devastating': vicar and headteacher among latest UK coronavirus victims". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/23/devastating-vicar-and-headteacher-among-latest-named-uk-coronavirus-victims. Retrieved 23 March 2020.