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Sir Joseph Rotblat (1908–2005) by Dominick Tyler, 1995 © Dominick Tyler


Rotblat, Sir Joseph (1908–2005), scientist and peace activist, was born Jósef Rotblat on 4 November 1908 in Warsaw, the eldest of five surviving children (two others died in infancy) of Zygmunt, otherwise Zelman, Rotblat, the owner of a haulage company specializing in the paper trade, and his wife, ...


Stengel, Erwin (1902–1973), psychiatrist, born in Vienna on 25 March 1902, was the son of a rabbinical scholar and schoolteacher, Abraham Markus Stengel, and of Franziska Popper; he had a twin brother and older twin siblings. From 1921 Stengel studied medicine, specializing in neuropsychiatry, at the ...


Winner, Dame Albertine Louisa (1907–1988), physician and medical administrator, was born on 4 March 1907 in Coulsdon, Surrey, the only child of Isidore Winner (who had changed his name from Isidor Wiener on leaving the Netherlands some years previously), hide merchant, and his wife, ...