Archive of the victims of the Nazi and the Communist terror in Kraków 1939–1956

First name: Aleksander

Last name: Bieberstein

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  • Date of birth: 1889
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  • Date of death: 1979

Biographical entry

Aleksander Biberstein, b. 1889 into a Jewish family, a doctor. Before the war, Biberstein in Podgórze, a district of Kraków. He moved to the Ghetto after its establishment in 1941. In 1942, Biberstein became director of the Jewish Isolation Hospital he had set up himself. After the Ghetto had been liquidated in 1943, he was transferred to the labour camp for Kraków  Jews in Płaszów. Biberstein was deported from Płaszów to the concentration camp (Konzentrationslager, KL) in Gross-Rosen, and from there he was taken to Oskar Schindler’s factory in Brünnlitz. He survived the war along with the group of 1,100 Jews saved by Oskar Schindler. Biberstein died in 1979.