Francis Hodur

2 April 1866–16 February 1953 (Age 86)
Żarki, Myszków, Katowice, Poland

The Life of Francis

Francis Hodur was born on 2 April 1866, in Żarki, Myszków, Katowice, Poland as the son of John Hodur and Mary Koszowska. He died on 16 February 1953, at the age of 86.

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John Hodur
Mary Koszowska
Francis Hodur

Parents and Siblings

    John Hodur


    Mary Koszowska




World Events (3)


Age 4

Russia attempts to eradicate Polish culture, making Russian the official language of the Russian partition. Prussia does the same in their portion of Poland, attempting to Germanicize Poles. Under the Austrian partition, Galician Poles are allowed to retain some autonomy.
1881 · Great Synagogue

Age 15

Located in Łódź, Poland, the Great Synagogue of Łódź was built in 1881. Adolf Wolff designed the layout. Referred to as The Temple, it served the reformed congregation for many years. Unfortunately, the synagogue was burned and destroyed by Germans in 1939.
1897 · National-Democratic Party

Age 31

In 1897, while the Polish were still controlled by the Russian Partition, they created a secret political organization called the National-Democratic Party. Also known as the SDN, they primarily focused on promoting legislative changes and other forms of non-violent resistance. The group was dissolved in 1919 when Poland regained their independence.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Hodder .

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

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