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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Family Time Line

Jakob Hirschi
1818–1892
Verena Zahm
1822–1882
Damian Hirschi
1842–
Gottlieb Hirschi
1845–
Katharina Hirschi
1847–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1848

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.
1848

Age 30

Made capital 1848
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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