Friedrich Hans Hermann Herwig

24 May 1885–15 April 1964 (Age 78)
Hamburg, Germany

The Life of Friedrich Hans Hermann

When Friedrich Hans Hermann Herwig was born on 24 May 1885, in Hamburg, Germany, his father, Friedrich Simon Ludwig Herwig, was 34 and his mother, Catharina Margaretha Elisabeth Haack, was 34. He died on 15 April 1964, in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Simon Ludwig Herwig
1850–
Catharina Margaretha Elisabeth Haack
1851–
Friedrich Hans Hermann Herwig
1885–1964
Paula Antonie Julchen Elisabeth Herwig
1887–1969
Anna Thekla Herwig
1888–1964
Ida Elisabeth Herwig
1889–1890
Hans Max Waldemar Herwig
1890–1891
Herbert Ludwig Emil Herwig
1895–1917

Parents and Siblings

    Friedrich Simon Ludwig Herwig

    Male1850–Male

    Catharina Margaretha Elisabeth Haack

    Female1851–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1890

Age 5

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 29

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 29

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German (central eastern) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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