Wilhelm Steer

16 December 1908–18 March 1985 (Age 76)
Bohlsen, Uelzen, Niedersachsen, Germany

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Wilhelm Steer was born on 16 December 1908. He died on 18 March 1985, in Bohlsen, Uelzen, Niedersachsen, Germany, at the age of 76.

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World Events (3)


Age 6

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 6

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 10

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Devon) and German: from Middle English steer, Middle Low German stēr ‘bullock’, hence a nickname for a truculent person or a metonymic occupational name for someone who was responsible for tending cattle.2 South German: from Middle High German ster ‘ram’, probably a nickname for a hard-nosed, stubborn person.

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

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