Friedrich Wedel

26 February 1904–7 June 1964 (Age 60)
Heringen, Hersfeld, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Friedrich

When Friedrich Wedel was born on 26 February 1904, in Heringen, Hersfeld, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, his father, David Emil Wedel, was 35 and his mother, Elisabeth Heinz, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Margarete Katharina Dienes. He died on 7 June 1964, at the age of 60.

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Friedrich Wedel
Margarete Katharina Dienes
Heinrich Wedel

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World Events (8)

Age 10
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 10
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 29
Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

German:habitational name from any of various places called Wedel or Wedell, all in northern northwestern Germany a topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, from Middle Low German wede ‘wood, forest’ + lo ‘brush’, ‘wood’.

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

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  • Friedrich Wedel, „Deutschland, Hessen-Nassau, Personenstandsregister und Kirchenbücher 1701-1875“

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