Maria Steiner

28 November 1813–13 March 1885 (Age 71)
Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Maria

Maria Steiner was born on 28 November 1813, in Hasle bei Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland. She married Hans Jost on 15 February 1839. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 13 March 1885, at the age of 71.

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Hans Jost
Maria Steiner
Marriage: 15 February 1839
Johannes Jost
Jakob Jost
Friedrich Jost

Spouse and Children

15 February 1839


World Events (3)


Age 35

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Age 35

Made capital 1848

Age 50

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason; an agent derivative of Stein .2 Topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground or near a prominent outcrop of rock.

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

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