26 June 1763–3 February 1832 (Age 68)
Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Life of Caspar

When Caspar was born on 26 June 1763, in Sankt Margrethen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, his father, Caspar Ruesch, was 49 and his mother, Mrs Dorothea Reusch, was 27. He married Anna Maria Kuenzler in 1802. He died on 3 February 1832, at the age of 68.

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Anna Maria Kuenzler
Marriage: 1802

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Saint Margrethen,St. Gallen,Switzerland

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World Events (3)


Age 35

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.

Age 37

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Age 40

"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."

Name Meaning

form of Jasper , also found as a variant in English. According to legend, this was the name of one of the three Magi or ‘wise men’ who brought gifts to the infant Christ. The Magi are not named in the Bible, but early Christian tradition assigned them the names Caspar, Balthasar, and Melchior. Among the best known bearers in modern times is the U.S. statesman Caspar Weinberger ( 1917–2006 ).

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

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