Germaine Thirion

1906–1981 (Age 74)
Elsene, Brussels, Belgium

The Life of Germaine

When Germaine Thirion was born on 29 September 1906, in Elsene, Brussels, Belgium, her father, Charles Auguste Joseph Thirion, was 26 and her mother, Elisabeth Joséphine Van Oudenbosch, was 25. She died on 4 May 1981, in Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, Brussels, Belgium, at the age of 74, and was buried in Elsene, Brussels, Belgium.

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Family Time Line

Germaine Thirion
Fernand Bourgeois

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Auguste Joseph Thirion


  • Elisabeth Joséphine Van Oudenbosch




World Events (6)


Age 8

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.

Age 14

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Age 34

Germany invades Belgium. The Belgian government evacuates to London. King Leopold surrenders to German forces.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Thiry, a variant of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Germaine Thirion Bourgeois, "Find A Grave Index"

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