Firmin Léon Arthur Neirynck

Male16 August 1895–

Brief Life History of Firmin Léon Arthur

When Firmin Léon Arthur Neirynck was born on 16 August 1895, in Brugge, West Flanders, Belgium, his father, Léon Bernard Neirynck, was 27 and his mother, Hélène Jeannette Marie De Gruyter, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Léon Bernard Neirynck
1867–
Hélène Jeannette Marie De Gruyter
1871–
Germaine Hélène Justine Neirynck
1891–1891
Michel Bernard Léon Neirynck
1893–
Firmin Léon Arthur Neirynck
1895–
Henri Maurice Jérôme Neirynck
1898–

Sources (1)

  • Firmin Léon Arthur Neirynck, "Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (3)

1914

Age 19

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.

1920

Age 25

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

1920

Age 25

Belgium signs military alliance with France.

Name Meaning

From Late Latin Firminus, a derivative of firmus ‘firm, steadfast’; the name of the first and third bishops of Amiens (2nd and 3rd centuries); the third bishop of Gévaudon; a 5th-century bishop of Metz; and 6th-century bishops of Viviers, Uzès, and Verdun.

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

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