Eberhard von der Osten

1899–1967 (Age 67)
Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The Life of Eberhard

When Eberhard von der Osten was born on 6 December 1899, in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Dinies Karl Theodor von der Osten, was 33 and his mother, Cassandra Elisabeth Octavia Julia von Neumann, was 20. He married Erika Henzler on 12 September 1942. He died on 18 May 1967, in Wetzlar, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Hessen, Germany, at the age of 67.

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Eberhard von der Osten
Erika Henzler
Marriage: 12 September 1942

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12 September 1942
of Frankfurt, Main, Hessen, Germany

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World Events (8)


Age 15

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 15

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.

Age 19

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch vonc, vonke ‘spark’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a smith.

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

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