Andreas Gretz

28 January 1909–31 December 1995 (Age 86)
Sonthofen, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Andreas

Andreas Gretz was born on 28 January 1909, in Sonthofen, Bavaria, Germany. He married Frieda Anna Madrzejewski on 22 August 1936, in Berlin, Germany. He died on 31 December 1995, in Neckarkreis, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 86, and was buried in Neckarkreis, Württemberg, Germany.

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Andreas Gretz
Frieda Anna Madrzejewski
Marriage: 22 August 1936

Spouse and Children

22 August 1936
Berlin, Germany

World Events (8)


Age 5

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 5

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.

Age 24

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name cognate with Old High German grātag ‘greedy’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Grätz, the German name of the Polish town Grodzisk, near Poznań.

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

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