Karl Bergener

1908–1989 (Age 81)
Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

The Life of Karl

When Karl Bergener was born in 1908, in Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, his father, Ernst Ludwig Friedrich Bergener, was 26 and his mother, Dora Henriette Ottilie Oppermann, was 31. He married Walli Gamroth on 26 April 1940, in Georgsmarienhütte, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany. He died in 1989, in Berlin, Germany, at the age of 81.

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Karl Bergener
Walli Gamroth
Marriage: 26 April 1940

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26 April 1940
Georgsmarienhütte, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany

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World Events (8)


Age 6

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 6

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 25

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Bergen, especially in Bavaria.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Karl Bergener - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Karl Bergener

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