Rudolf Sperger

6 August 1895–29 July 1953 (Age 57)
Lustenau, Dornbirn, Vorarlberg, Austria

The Life of Rudolf

When Rudolf Sperger was born on 6 August 1895, in Lustenau, Dornbirn, Vorarlberg, Austria, his father, Johann Sperger, was 34 and his mother, Rosina Fitz, was 32. He died on 29 July 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Johann Sperger
Rosina Fitz
Josef Ferdinand Sperger
Rudolf Sperger
Regina Rosina :Rosa: Sperger
Ferdinand "Brosis Ferdi" Sperger
Otto Sperger

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Sperger


    Rosina Fitz




World Events (6)


Age 17

Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.

Age 19

Start of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, is assassinated. Austria joins Germany in fighting the Allies.

Age 43

German troops seize Austrian lands. Adolf Hitler announces its union with Germany.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a small but belligerent person, from Middle High German sperwære ‘sparrowhawk’ (Old High German sparwāri, a compound of sparw ‘sparrow’ + āri ‘eagle’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sperber ‘sparrowhawk’.

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

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