Henri Louis Aeschlimann

2 November 1809–26 September 1855 (Age 45)
Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Henri Louis

When Henri Louis Aeschlimann was born on 2 November 1809, in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Daniel Aschlimann, was 35 and his mother, Maria Henriette Thiebaud, was 29. He married Charlotte Marianne Gendre in 1835. He died on 26 September 1855, at the age of 45.

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Henri Louis Aeschlimann
Charlotte Marianne Gendre
Marriage: 1835

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Age 39

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Age 39

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German (also Äschlimann): topographic name for someone who lived near a (small) ash tree or ash wood, from Esche ‘ash’ + the diminutive suffix -li + Mann ‘man’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Henri Louis Aeschlimann in entry for Henri Aeschlimann, "Switzerland, Bern, Civil Registration, 1792-1876"

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