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Auerbach, Charlotte [Lotte] (1899–1994), geneticist, was born on 14 May 1899 at Krefeld, Germany, the only child of Friedrich (Fritz) Auerbach (1870–1925), public health chemist in Berlin, and his wife, Selma, née Sachs (d. 1955), daughter of a general practitioner from Jauer...

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Haffkine, Waldemar Mordecai Wolff [formerly Vladimir Aronovitch Chavkin] (1860–1930), zoologist and bacteriologist, born Vladimir Aronovich Chavkin in Odessa, Russia, on 15 March 1860, was the son of Aaron and Rosalie Chavkin (d. c.1866), members of a Jewish merchant family formerly of ...

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Lionel Walter Rothschild, second Baron Rothschild (1868–1937) by Joszi Arpad Koppay, Baron von Dretoma, c. 1910 © The Natural History Museum, London

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Rothschild, Lionel Walter, second Baron Rothschild (1868–1937), zoologist, was born in London on 8 February 1868, the elder son of Nathaniel Mayer de Rothschild, first Baron Rothschild (1840–1915), and his wife, Emma Louisa (1844–1935), daughter of Mayer Carl von Rothschild, of Frankfurt am Main...

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Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild (1908–2005) by Tessa Traeger, 2001 © Tessa Traeger / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 5 August 1908 at Ashton Wold, Ashton, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, the eldest daughter of (Nathaniel) Charles Rothschild (1877–1923), merchant, banker, and conservationist, and his wife, Rozsika (1870–1940), third daughter of Colonel Alfred von Wertheimstein...

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Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 9 May 1877 at 6 Buckingham Gate, Belgravia, London, the second son and the youngest of three children of Nathaniel Mayer de Rothschild, first Baron Rothschild (1840–1915), banker and MP, and his wife, ...

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(Nathaniel Mayer) Victor Rothschild, third Baron Rothschild (1910–1990) by Walter Bird, 1967 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rothschild, (Nathaniel Mayer) Victor, third Baron Rothschild (1910–1990), zoologist and public servant, was born on 31 October 1910 in Palace Green, Kensington, the only son and second of the four children of (Nathaniel) Charles Rothschild (1877–1923), banker and naturalist, and his wife, Rozsika (1870–1940)...