Christian Gerber

22 December 1743–
Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Christian

Christian Gerber was christened on 22 December 1743, in Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland as the son of Christen Gerber and Verena Hofer.

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Christen Gerber
1712–
Verena Hofer
Christian Gerber
1743–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1798

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.
1800

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German gerwer (from Old High German (ledar) garawo ‘leather preparer’), German Gerber.

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

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