Wilhelm Gäckle

1890–1964 (Age 74)

The Life of Wilhelm

Wilhelm Gäckle was born about 1890, in Germany. He married Berta Graze about 1927. He died in 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Wilhelm Gäckle
Berta Graze
Marriage: about 1927

Spouse & Children

  • Male1890–1964Male

  • Berta Graze


about 1927

World Events (7)


Age 0

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 24

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 24

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.

Name Meaning

German (Gäckle): from a diminutive of geck ‘childish’, ‘foolish’. This name is one of the German family names that were established in Russia in the 19th century.

Possible Related Names

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

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