Anje Luchtenberg

1896–1996 (Age 100)
Aduard, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Anje

When Anje Luchtenberg was born in 1896, in Aduard, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Jakob Luchtenburg, was 29 and her mother, Oeke Visser, was 24. She died about 1996, at the age of 100.

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Jakob Luchtenburg
Oeke Visser
Anje Luchtenberg
Fopke Luchtenberg

Parents and Siblings

    Jakob Luchtenburg


    Oeke Visser





    Fopke Luchtenberg


World Events (3)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 3

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 8

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 18

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: habitational name from any of numerous places called Lichtenberg in Germany or one in Dutch Limburg.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name formed with German Licht ‘light’ (genitive Lichten) + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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

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