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Encyclopedia > Stefan Heym

Stefan Heym (April 10, 1913 - December 16, 2001 ) was a German - Jewish writer, who was born in Chemnitz and died in Israel.


Stefan Heym wrote the modern European classic Der König David Bericht ,(1972) (English title: The King David Report (1973)). He also wrote the books The Wandering Jew (1984) and Schwarzenberg (1984).


Stefan Heym was a name used as a pseudonym. His real name was Hellmuth Flieg. He died in Jerusalem. He was conferred the Jerusalem Prize 'for the freedom of the individual in society' in (1993).


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Heym expressed support for German reunification as early as 1982, and during the 1980s supported the civil rights movement in the GDR, contributing a number of speeches to the East Berlin demonstrations in autumn 1989.
In the years after reunification Heym was extremely critical of what he saw as the discrimination against East Germans in their integration into the Federal Republic, and argued for a socialist alternative to the capitalism of the reunited Germany.
Heym was honoured with honorary doctorates from the University of Bern (1990) and University of Cambridge (1991), and honorary citizenship of Chemnitz (2001).
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