Karl Rothstein

27 December 1896–
Fischeln, Crefeld, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Karl

When Karl Rothstein was born on 27 December 1896, in Fischeln, Crefeld, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany, his father, Carl Rothstein, was 48 and his mother, Sophia Kamps, was 38. He married Elfriede Antoine Hedwig Thiele on 21 January 1926, in Fischeln, Crefeld, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany.

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Karl Rothstein
Elfriede Antoine Hedwig Thiele
Marriage: 21 January 1926

Spouse and Children

21 January 1926
Fischeln, Crefeld, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Rothstein


    Sophia Kamps




    Josefa Kamps Rothstein



    Hans-Josef Rothstein


    Alwine Rothstein


    Jacob Rothstein


+11 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 18

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 18

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.

Age 37

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place so named near Merseburg.2 German: from a Germanic personal name, Hrodstein (hrōd ‘renown’).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of German rot ‘red’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

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