Johannes Petrus Louw

1905–1974 (Age 68)
Douglas, Hopetown, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Johannes Petrus

When Johannes Petrus Louw was born on 17 September 1905, in Douglas, Hopetown, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, Adriaan Jacobus Louw, was 34 and his mother, Anna Catharina Jacobs, was 20. He died on 16 August 1974, in Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 68.

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Adriaan Jacobus Louw
Anna Catharina Jacobs
Johannes Petrus Louw

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World Events (8)


Age 4

British Parliament enacts the South Africa Act, proposed constitution of Union of South Africa.

Age 5

Self-governing Union of South Africa established within British Commonwealth.

Age 20

Afrikaans recognized as South Africa's official language.

Name Meaning

French:1. from a personal name from Latin Lupus (meaning ‘wolf’), which derived its popularity from a 5thcentury bishop of Troyes, who repulsed Attila the Hun. 2. nickname from Old French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (modern French loup; from Latin lupus). This surname is frequently translated as Wolf or Wolfe .

Possible Related Names

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

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