Wilhelm Klesse

1891–1971 (Age 79)

The Life of Wilhelm

Wilhelm Klesse was born on 8 October 1891. He married Emma Ritter in 1911. He died on 11 September 1971, in Germany, at the age of 79.

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Wilhelm Klesse
Emma Ritter
Marriage: 1911

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    Emma Ritter


Jürtsch, Steinau, Schlesien, Germany

World Events (3)


Age 23

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 23

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 27

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Kress . 2. variant of Krätsch , a derivative of Křes, an Old Czech personal name.

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

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