Jakob Steffen

6 October 1793–
Eriswil, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Steffen was christened on 6 October 1793, in Eriswil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Andreas Steffen, was 32 and his mother, Susanna Schär, was 31.

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Andreas Steffen
1761–
Susanna Schär
1761–1812
Johann Ulrich Steffen
1791–
Jakob Steffen
1793–
Susanna Steffen
1797–
Ulrich Steffen
1800–

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World Events (3)

1798

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.
1800

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and English: from the personal name Steffen, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus ( see Steven ).

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