Adolf Meckling

17 June 1897–before 2004 (Age 106)
Galicia, Austria

The Life of Adolf

When Adolf Meckling was born on 17 June 1897, in Galicia, Austria, his father, Jakob Meckling, was 32 and his mother, Barbara Pfeifer, was 23. He died before 2004, at the age of 105.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Meckling
1865–
Barbara Pfeifer
1873–
Mathilde Meckling
1892–1892
Gustav Meckling
1894–
Adolf Meckling
1897–2004

Parents and Siblings

    Male1865–Male

    Barbara Pfeifer

    Female1873–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1912

Age 15

Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.
1914

Age 17

Start of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, is assassinated. Austria joins Germany in fighting the Allies.
1918

Age 21

The Hapsburg Empire is overthrown. Austria became a republic.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Rekolf or Reklef, from rīc ‘power(ful)’ + (w)olf ‘wolf’ or lef ‘life’, ‘heir’.

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

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