Hans Lier

3 February 1754–1812 (Age 57)
Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Lier was born on 3 February 1754, in Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Jakob Lier, was 30 and his mother, Adeiheid Sigrist, was 26. He married Barbara Hurter on 4 May 1783. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1812, at the age of 58.

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Hans Lier
Barbara Hurter
Marriage: 4 May 1783
Hans Jacob Lier

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4 May 1783


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World Events (3)


Age 44

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.

Age 46

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 49

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a bookbinder, from Anglo-Norman French liur.2 English: possibly a topographic name (recorded in 1332 as le Lyghere) for someone who lived in a woodland clearing, from a derivative of Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.3 German: short form of a Germanic personal name formed with liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + hari ‘army’.

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

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