about 1877–
Breslau, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Langner

Langner was born about 1877, in Breslau, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany. He married Mrs. Langner about 1902, in Breslau, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in his hometown.

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Mrs. Langner
Marriage: about 1902
Käthe Langner
Gert Langner

Spouse and Children


    Mrs. Langner


about 1902
Breslau, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany


    Käthe Langner


    Gert Langner


World Events (7)


Age 13

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 37

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 37

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from any of several places called Langen or Langenau in Germany, Bohemia, and Silesia.2 English: habitational name from any of four places in Shropshire and Staffordshire called Longner or Longnor.Longner and Longnor in Shropshire are from Old English lang ‘long’ + alor ‘alder tree’, ‘alder copse’, as is Longnor near Penkridge, Staffordshire. But Longnor, Staffordshire is from Old English lang (genitive langan) + ofer ‘ridge’.

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

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