Eric Petrus Ludovicus Claes

5 October 1913–18 June 1978 (Age 64)
Mortsel, Antwerp, Belgium

The Life of Eric Petrus Ludovicus

When Eric Petrus Ludovicus Claes was born on 5 October 1913, in Mortsel, Antwerp, Belgium, his father, Andreas Ernestus Josephus CLAES, was 27 and his mother, Stephania Johanna Maria Vetter, was 29. He died on 18 June 1978, in Brussels, Belgium, at the age of 64.

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Andreas Ernestus Josephus CLAES
Stephania Johanna Maria Vetter
Eric Petrus Ludovicus Claes

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World Events (6)


Age 1

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

Age 7

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Age 27

Germany invades Belgium. The Belgian government evacuates to London. King Leopold surrenders to German forces.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Nik(o)laas ( see Nicholas , Claassen , Claus ).

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

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  • Eric Peter Ludovic Claes, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers“

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