Emeritus professor h. rudolph schaffer (1926-2008) - obituary

D.A. Warden

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    In a career spanning five decades Rudolph Schaffer was one of Britain's foremost developmental psychologists. He was born in 1926 into a Jewish family in Berlin, where he experienced the growing obscenity of Nazism and anti-Semitism. His parents secured him a passage on the Kindertransport, and he escaped to England in May 1939. He never saw his parents again; his father died of pneumonia in Theresienstadt camp, and his mother was gassed in Auschwitz.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)346-346
    Number of pages0
    JournalThe Psychologist
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008


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    • Rudolph Schaffer
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