Karl Häner

10 August 1889–24 February 1974 (Age 84)
Hölstein, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

The Life of Karl

When Karl Häner was born on 10 August 1889, in Hölstein, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland, his father, Reinhard Häner, was 43 and his mother, Wilhelmine Gass, was 31. He married Mrs. Thommen on 9 July 1915, in Pratteln, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland. He died on 24 February 1974, in Liestal, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Karl Häner
Mrs. Thommen
Marriage: 9 July 1915

Spouse and Children


    Mrs. Thommen


9 July 1915
Pratteln, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

Parents and Siblings

    Reinhard Häner


    Wilhelmine Gass




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World Events (5)


Age 25

Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.

Age 30

Treaty of Versailles reaffirms Swiss neutrality.

Age 50

Federal Council issues a declaration of neutrality at start of World War II. Refuses to join United Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German: altered spelling or variant of Hahner , a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Hahn.2 German (Häner): variant of Hanner .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Karl Häner - Government record: death: 24 February 1974; Liestal, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

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