Karl Oskar Tornberg

24 March 1888–27 February 1963 (Age 74)
Leksand, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Karl Oskar

When Karl Oskar Tornberg was born on 24 March 1888, in Leksand, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Carl Gustaf Tornberg, was 39 and his mother, Margareta Ersdotter, was 25. He died on 27 February 1963, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Carl Gustaf Tornberg
1848–
Margareta Ersdotter
1862–
Gustaf Adolf Tornberg
1886–
Karl Oskar Tornberg
1888–1963
Anna Viktoria Tornberg
1890–1977
Viktor Axel Tornberg
1892–1970
Anders August Tornberg
1894–1963
Ida Lovisa Tornberg
1896–
Erik Villhelm Tornberg
1900–1974

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World Events (3)

1897
Age 9
World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
1901
Age 13
First Nobel Prize awarded.
1905
Age 17
Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from torn ‘thorn’ or torn ‘tower’ + berg, ‘mountain’.

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

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