Jakob Lehmann

24 September 1824–23 December 1905
Signau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Lehmann was christened on 24 September 1824, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Samuel Lehmann, was 43 and his mother, Anna Ramseyer, was 40. He married Anna Pfaeffli on 27 January 1854, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland. He died on 23 December 1905, in his hometown, at the age of 81.

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Jakob Lehmann
Anna Pfaeffli
Marriage: 27 January 1854

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27 January 1854
Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland

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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.

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

1 German: status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, Middle High German lēheman, lēnman (from lēhen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’ + man ‘man’).The tenant held land on loan for the duration of his life in return for rent or service, but was not free to transfer or divide it.2 Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from an identical Jewish personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Leo 3.

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