Johannes Steiner

1824–1884 (Age 60)
Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Steiner was born on 7 August 1824, in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Ulrich Steiner, was 65 and his mother, Margaritha Anderegg, was 32. He died on 20 August 1884, in Signau, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 60.

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Ulrich Steiner
Margaritha Anderegg
Margaritha Steiner
Elisabetha Steiner
Johannes Steiner
Elisabetha Steiner

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World Events (3)


Age 24

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.

Age 24

Made capital 1848

Age 39

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason; an agent derivative of Stein .2 Topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground or near a prominent outcrop of rock.

Possible Related Names

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

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