MARRIAGE 1911 Jürtsch, Steinau, Schlesien, Germany
World Events (3)
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
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.
Armistice ending World War I.
German:1. variant of Kress . 2. variant of Krätsch , a derivative of Křes, an Old Czech personal name.