Philipp Albert Berg

12 November 1875–23 January 1954 (Age 78)
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Philipp Albert

When Philipp Albert Berg was born on 12 November 1875, in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, François Joseph Berg, was 33 and his mother, Célestine Hornecker, was 26. He died on 23 January 1954, at the age of 78.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

François Joseph Berg
Célestine Hornecker
Emilie Adele Louise Berg
Philipp Albert Berg
Josephine Isabella Berg
Léonie Mathilde Berg
Joseph Eduard Berg
Franz Xaver Berg

Parents and Siblings

    François Joseph Berg


    Célestine Hornecker




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 11

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

Age 14

The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.

Age 25

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 German or Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.2 Scandinavian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In Sweden this is commonly found as an element of ornamental names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Schönberg ( see Schoenberg ) and Goldberg .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Philipp Albert.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.