Nettie Stevens bio

Birth Name: Nettie Stevens

Occupation: Geneticist

Place Of Birth: Vermont

Date Of Birth: July 7, 1861

Date Of Death: May 4, 1912

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Nettie Stevens was born on the 7th of July, 1861. She was known for being a Geneticist. Geneticist who discovered what would become known as the XY sex-determination system. She was an associate in experimental morphology at Bryn Mawr College.

Nettie Stevens was born in Vermont. She received her Bachelor and Masters of Arts from Stanford before studying cytology at Bryn Mawr College. Google featured her in a doodle on what would have been her 155th birthday in 2016.

Nettie Stevens was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Nettie Stevens was born in 1860s.

Nettie Stevens is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Nettie Stevens’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Nettie Stevens’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Nettie Stevens kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Nettie Stevens was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Nettie Stevens
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Nettie Stevens was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Nettie Stevens was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Nettie Stevens had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Nettie Stevens’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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