Adriana Brodyova

Adriana Brodyova
  • Country name at time of photo:
    United Kingdom
    Country name today:
    United Kingdom
This is my grandfather Helmut Stern's sister Adriana Brodyova, nee Sternova. This photo was probably taken during the war, during her forced exile, when she lived in Great Britain. An interesting fact was that two Brody siblings, Janka Brodyova and Viliam Brody married two siblings of the Stern family in a mutual wedding. Viliam married Adriana and Janka married my grandfather Helmut. Adriana was born in 1905. She spoke eleven languages fluently. In 1939 she left with her husband for Great Britain, where she was a lecturer at university. Here she was a teacher at the secondary school on Grosslingova Street in Bratislava. Adriana's life dream was to go on a voyage on the river Rhine, and she did, and during this voyage she had a heart attack and died. Viliam Brody established a small firm for typing machines which later became a part of IBM. He died in Oxford in 1995. They didn't have children.

Interview details

Interviewee: Tomas Stern
Bratislava, Slovakia


Adriana Brodyova
Year of birth:
City of birth:
Country name at time of birth:
City of death:
during a Rhine voyage
after WW II
before WW II:
after WW II:
Family names
  • Previous family name: 
    Reason for changing: 

More photos from this country

Rebeca Assa
Günel and Güler Orgun with their grandchildren Lisha and Jamie Carruth
Gavril Marcuson with Cornelia Paunescu and Mircea Stoe
glqxz9283 sfy39587stf02 mnesdcuix8
glqxz9283 sfy39587stf03 mnesdcuix8