Franz Peters

25 November 1926–4 July 1985 (Age 58)
Grönebach, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Franz

When Franz Peters was born on 25 November 1926, in Grönebach, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Gottlieb Heinrich Peters, was 35 and his mother, Anna Menke, was 26. He died on 4 July 1985, at the age of 58.

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Gottlieb Heinrich Peters
Anna Menke
Franz Peters

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Age 7

The Third Reich rises to power.
1945 · Nuremberg War-Crime Trials

Age 19

On June 7, 1945, the Nuremberg trials begin, and last into the following year. The tribunal tried 24 Nazi officials and put 12 to death by hanging. In total, there were 216 court hearings.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .2 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter ’.3 Americanized form of cognate surnames in other languages, for example Dutch and North German Pieters.

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

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