Michael LANG

24 April 1891–1964 (Age 72)
Bous, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany

The Life of Michael

When Michael LANG was born on 24 April 1891, in Bous, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany, his father, Wilhelm LANG, was 36 and his mother, Maria SEIDEL, was 34. He married Anna PINK on 18 November 1920, in Bous, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany. He died in 1964, in Schaffhausen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany, at the age of 73.

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Michael LANG
Marriage: 18 November 1920

Spouse and Children

18 November 1920
Bous, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany

Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelm LANG


    Maria SEIDEL




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World Events (6)


Age 23

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 23

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.

Age 42

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Michael Lang, „Deutschland, Rheinland, Bistum Trier, katholische Kirchenbücher, 1704-1957“

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