Anton Blender

12 June 1867–19 September 1953 (Age 86)
Gutenstein, Meßkirch, Konstanz, Baden, Germany

The Life of Anton

When Anton Blender was born on 12 June 1867, his father, Sebastian Blender, was 30 and his mother, Anna Maria Pfeiffer, was 25. He died on 19 September 1953, at the age of 86.

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Sebastian Blender
Anna Maria Pfeiffer
Anton Blender
Ludwig Blender
Amalia Blender
Wilhelm Blender

Parents and Siblings

    Sebastian Blender


    Anna Maria Pfeiffer





    Ludwig Blender


    Amalia Blender


    Wilhelm Blender


World Events (5)


Age 23

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 47

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 47

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

1 German: habitational name from a place so named near Verden an der Weser.2 South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German blenden ‘to darken’, hence an occupational name for a dyer of silk, or for a painter, plasterer, or someone who erected shingle siding.

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

Sources (2)

  • Anton Blender, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Anton Blender, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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