Jakob Hirschi

25 January 1818–19 March 1892 (Age 74)
Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Hirschi was born on 25 January 1818, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Ulrich Hirschi I, was 26 and his mother, Katharina Teuscher, was 23. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Verena Zahm. He died on 19 March 1892, at the age of 74.

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Jakob Hirschi
Verena Zahm
Damian Hirschi
Gottlieb Hirschi
Katharina Hirschi

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World Events (3)


Age 30

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 30

Made capital 1848

Age 45

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: diminutive of Hirsch .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jakob Hirschi in entry for Gottlieb Hirschi, "Switzerland, Baptisms, 1491-1940"

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