Gustav Adolf Topf

22 June 1898–before 2001 (Age 102)
Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany

The Life of Gustav Adolf

When Gustav Adolf Topf was born on 22 June 1898, in Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany, his father, Max Julius Ernst Topf, was 38 and his mother, Mrs. Max Julius Ernst Topf, was 32. He died before 2001, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Max Julius Ernst Topf
1859–
Mrs. Max Julius Ernst Topf
1866–
Gotthelf Ludwig Johannes Topf
1887–
Auguste Sophie Margarethe Topf
1891–1998
Ida Julie Bertha Topf
1892–1998
Anna Marie Agnes Topf
1893–1998
Martha Elisabeth Topf
1894–1998
Marie Caroline Rose Topf
1896–1998
Friedrich Carl August Topf
1897–1998
Gustav Adolf Topf
1898–2001
Max Ernst Adolf Topf
1900–2001

Parents and Siblings

    Max Julius Ernst Topf

    Male1859–Male

    Mrs. Max Julius Ernst Topf

    Female1866–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1914

Age 16

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 16

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.
1918

Age 20

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a potter from Middle High German topf(e) ‘pot’.

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

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