Heinrich Lange

25 January 1926–9 July 2007 (Age 81)
Bydgoszcz, Kuyavia-Pomerania, Poland

The Life of Heinrich

When Heinrich Lange was born on 25 January 1926, in Bydgoszcz, Kuyavia-Pomerania, Poland, his father, Franz Nieruszewicz, was 26 and his mother, Emma Lang, was 24. He married Helga Else Bauer on 28 February 1951, in Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. He died on 9 July 2007, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Lange
1926–2007
Helga Else Bauer
1930–2007
Marriage: 28 February 1951

Spouse and Children

    Male1926–2007Male

    Helga Else Bauer

    Female1930–2007Female

MARRIAGE
28 February 1951
Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany

Parents and Siblings

    Franz Nieruszewicz

    Male1900–Male

    Female1902–1961Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1939

Age 13

Nazi Germany invades Poland. Beginning of World War II as the United Kingdom declares war on Germany in response to the invasion. The Soviet Union invades from the east. Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland between them and treat Polish citizens, particularly Jews, with extreme brutality.
1944

Age 18

The Warsaw Uprising. Poland comes under Soviet control.
1951 · Trial of the Generals

Age 25

From July 31 to August 31 of 1951, the communist authorities of Poland carried out a politically-motivated totalitarian trial. The primary targets of the proceedings were officers of the Polish Army who had served during  the first or second World Wars. In order to imprison these individuals, the communist authorities falsely accused these individuals of conspiring with British and American intelligence services. The accused generals were sentenced to life imprisonment and over 20 officers were executed. The remaining prisoners were set free in 1956 after the end of Stalinism in Poland.

Name Meaning

1 German and Scandinavian: variant of Lang .2 French (L’Ange): nickname from ange ‘angel’, with the definite article l’.

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

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