Hans Glaus

7 September 1784–
Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Hans

When Hans Glaus was christened on 7 September 1784, in Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Heinrich Glaus, was 51 and his mother, Magdalena Schlunegger, was 45.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Glaus
1733–1807
Magdalena Schlunegger
1738–1795
Elsbeth Glaus
1759–
Heinrich Glaus
1761–1816
Christen Glaus
1765–1768
Anna Glaus
1768–
Magdalena Glaus
1771–1775
Maria Glaus
1774–
Christian Glaus
1778–
Peter Glaus
1781–1819
Hans Glaus
1784–

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World Events (4)

1798

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.
1800

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
1848

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: from the dialect personal name Glaus, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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