Christian Hofsteller

Male24 January 1808–11 December 1861

Brief Life History of Christian

When Christian Hofsteller was born on 24 January 1808, in Bern, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Hofstetter, was 43 and his mother, Anna Luginbühl, was 21. He died on 11 December 1861, at the age of 53, and was buried in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Hofstetter
1764–1825
Anna Luginbühl
1786–1854
Johannes Hofstetter
1806–1850
Christian Hofsteller
1808–1861
Anna Hofstetter
1809–1874
Elisabeth Hofsteller
1810–1885
Magdalena Hofstetter
1812–1815
Ulrich Hofsteller
1814–1879
Peter Hofstetter
1815–1892
Magdalena Hofsteller
1819–1867
Christina Hofstetter
1823–1905

Sources (2)

  • Christen, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Christian Hofstetter, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (2)

1848

Age 40

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.

1848

Age 40

Made capital 1848

Name Meaning

From Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’, in use as a given name from the Middle Ages onwards, especially as a girl's name. The name of Christ (Greek Khristos) is a translation of the Hebrew term Messiah ‘anointed’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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