Carl Tanzler

1 July 1889–February 1964 (Age 74)

The Life of Carl

Carl Tanzler was born on 1 July 1889, in Germany. He had at least 1 son with Elsie Ruedeger. He died in February 1964, at the age of 74.

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World Events (3)


Age 1

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 25

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 25

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kanzler ‘chancellor’ (Latin cancellarius), hence a nickname for someone in the employ of a chancellor or possibly an occupational name for the man himself.

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

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