Barbora Trhlíková Šišková

Female17 November 1889–14 May 1972

Brief Life History of Barbora

Barbora Trhlíková Šišková was born on 17 November 1889, in Jungsmoliwetz, Blatna, Bohemia, Austria as the daughter of Jan Šiška and Barbora Sloupová. She had at least 1 daughter with Josef Trhlík. She died on 14 May 1972, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Josef Trhlík
1885–1938
Barbora Trhlíková Šišková
1889–1972
Ludmila Trhlikova
1917–1999

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    World Events (6)

    1912

    Age 23

    Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.

    1914

    Age 25

    Start of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, is assassinated. Austria joins Germany in fighting the Allies.

    1938

    Age 49

    German troops seize Austrian lands. Adolf Hitler announces its union with Germany.

    Name Meaning

    From Latin, meaning ‘foreign woman’ (a feminine form of barbarus ‘foreign’, from Greek, referring originally to the unintelligible chatter of foreigners, which sounded to the Greek ear like no more than bar-bar). St Barbara has always been one of the most popular saints in the calendar, although there is some doubt whether she ever actually existed. According to legend, she was imprisoned in a tower and later murdered by her father, who was then struck down by a bolt of lightning. Accordingly, she is the patron of architects, stonemasons, and fortifications, and of firework makers, artillerymen, and gunpowder magazines.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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