Janos György Kniesz

10 September 1873–7 March 1953 (Age 79)
Varsád, Tolna, Hungary

The Life of Janos György

When Janos György Kniesz was born on 10 September 1873, in Varsád, Tolna, Hungary, his father, Henrik György Kniss, was 28 and his mother, Susanna Greifenstein, was 22. He married Katalin Ellebruch on 5 January 1897, in Varsád, Tolna, Hungary. He died on 7 March 1953, in Tolna, Hungary, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Janos György Kniesz
Katalin Ellebruch
Marriage: 5 January 1897

Spouse and Children

5 January 1897
Varsád, Tolna, Hungary

Parents and Siblings

    Henrik György Kniss


    Susanna Greifenstein




World Events (4)


Age 41

WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.

Age 47

Hungary loses large part of territory to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Russia and Yugoslavia. The National Assembly restores Kingdom of Hungary. Horthy becomes regent and remains influential until 1944.

Age 65

Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.

Name Meaning

German: Germanized form of Slovenian or Croatian Knez ; also a habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg, which is named with the same word.

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

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