- Not to be confused with poet Charles Bernstein's son, Felix Bernstein.
February 24, 1878|
|Died||December 3, 1956
Felix Bernstein (February 24, 1878, Halle, Germany – December 3, 1956, Zurich, Switzerland) was a German Jewish mathematician known for developing a theorem of the equivalence of sets in 1897, and less well known for demonstrating the correct blood group inheritance pattern of multiple alleles at one locus in 1924 through statistical analysis. He studied under Georg Cantor.
In 1934, after Hitler's rise to power, Bernstein was deprived from his chair. Bernstein then emigrated to the USA. After the war, Bernstein returned to Europe and died of cancer in Zurich on December 3, 1956.
- Felix Bernstein (1905). "Untersuchungen aus der Mengenlehre". Mathematische Annalen (Berlin: Springer) 61: 117–155. (Dissertation); reprint Jan 2010, ISBN 1141370263
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Felix Bernstein", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Crow, J. F. (1993). "Felix Bernstein and the first human marker locus". Genetics 133 (1): 4–7. PMC 1205297. PMID 8417988.
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