Gustav Buchholz

14 August 1885–3 September 1986 (Age 101)
Obershagen, Uetze, Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Gustav

Gustav Buchholz was born on 14 August 1885. He died on 3 September 1986, in Obershagen, Uetze, Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany, at the age of 101.

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Gustav Buchholz
1885–1986
Auguste Teichgräber
1889–1956

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World Events (3)

1890

Age 5

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 29

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 29

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: topographic name for someone who lived near a beech wood, from Middle High German buoch ‘beech’ + holz ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a place named Buchholz, of which there are numerous examples, especially in northern Germany.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Buchholz ‘beech wood’ (see 1).

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

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