Christel Herold

25 November 1939–3 January 1987 (Age 47)
Burgdorf, Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Christel

When Christel Herold was born on 25 November 1939, her father, Gerhard Herold, was 35 and her mother, Erna, was 35. She died on 3 January 1987, in Burgdorf, Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany, at the age of 47.

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Gerhard Herold
Christel Herold

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World Events (3)

1945 · Nuremberg War-Crime Trials

Age 6

On June 7, 1945, the Nuremberg trials begin, and last into the following year. The tribunal tried 24 Nazi officials and put 12 to death by hanging. In total, there were 216 court hearings.
1954 · Germany Wins Soccer World Cup

Age 15

"On July 4 1954, Germany defeats Hungary 3-2 to win their first world cup. This was a huge upset as the Hungarian side came into the tournament heavily favored as being """"by far the best team in the world."

Age 16

West Germany obtains independence.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harold .2 German, Dutch, and French: from the Germanic personal name Hari(o)wald ( see Harold 1).3 French (Hérold): status name for a herald, Old French herau(l)t ( see Harold 2).

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

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