Personal Information Timeline
July 3, 1937
- Thomas Straussler born in Zlin (now Gottwaldov), Czechoslovakia.
- Moved with his family to Singapore.
- Father Eugene Straussler killed during Japanese invasion.
- Tom, his mother, and his brother were evacuated to India.
- Moved to England.
- Mother Martha Straussler married Officer Kenneth Stoppard of the British
army. Tom then took his stepfather's surname.
- Educated at Dolphin School in Nottinghamshire.
- Educated at Pocklington School in Yorkshire.
- Married Jose Ingle and had two sons.
- Married Dr. Miriam Moore-Robinson. Again, he fathered two children
in this second marriage.
- Stoppard spent these eight years educating himself
- Masters of Literature:
- University of Bristol ('76-'79)
- Brunel University ('79-'80)
- University of Sussex ('80)
- Honorary degrees:
- Leeds University ('80-'82)
- University of London ('82-'84)
- Kenyon College ('84)
- York University ('84)
Paul Schroeckenstein, 3/30/99
Heather Trimble and Shannon Smiley, 3/5/98
Contemporary Dramatists, 5th ed., pages 636-640
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