Leontina Kurtz

Kazakhstan, Soviet Union

The Life of Leontina

Leontina Kurtz married Alexander Widmer in 1921. She died in 1969, in Kazakhstan, Soviet Union.

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Alexander Widmer
Leontina Kurtz
Marriage: 1921

Spouse and Children

Gros Markosowka, Caucasus,,RUSSIA, USSR

World Events (4)


Stalin imposed terror and famine on the Ukraine, Kuban and Kazakhstan that was carried out by Lazar Kaganovich.

Kazakhstan becomes a full union republic of the U.S.S.R.

The first nuclear test explosion is carried out at the Semipalatinsk nuclear test ground in eastern Kazakhstan.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone who was short in stature, from Middle High German kur(t)z, German kurz ‘short’.

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

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