Bernstein, Felix

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Bernstein, Felix Gender: M
born on 24 February 1878 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Halle (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany, 51n29, 11e58
Timezone LMT m11e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 05°15' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 03°12 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 14°41'

Felix Bernstein


German Jewish mathematician known for proving in 1896 the Cantor-Schröder–Bernstein theorem, a central result in set theory, and less well known for demonstrating in 1924 the correct blood group inheritance pattern of multiple alleles at one locus through statistical analysis.

He received the message of his dismissal by the Nazis during a research/lecturing journey (started on 1 December 1932) to the United States, and he stayed there. In 1948, Bernstein retired from teaching in the USA, and returned to Europe. He mainly lived in Rome and Freiburg, occasionally visiting Göttingen, where he became professor emeritus. He died of cancer in Zurich on 3 December 1956, aged 78.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Cantor, Georg (born 3 March 1845). Notes: "Cantor-Schröder–Bernstein theorem"


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Saale archives: "Vormittags um zwolf Uhr" (twelve o'clock before Noon).


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Cancer)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Cantor-Schröder–Bernstein theorem")