Wilhelm Wagner

11 February 1883–1955 (Age 71)
Dirmingen, Eppelborn, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Wagner was born on 11 February 1883, in Dirmingen, Eppelborn, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany, his father, Valentin Wagner, was 40 and his mother, Margaretha Schneider, was 33. He died in 1955, in Mainzweiler, Ottweiler, Ottweiler, Saarland, Germany, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Valentin Wagner
1842–1899
Margaretha Schneider
1849–1908
Wagner
1870–1870
Valentin Wagner
1872–1937
Jakob Wagner
1873–1874
Peter Wagner
1873–1874
Friedrich Wagner
1874–1878
Wilhelm Wagner
1874–1878
Maria Wagner
1879–1905
Friedrich Wagner
1881–1906
Wilhelm Wagner
1883–1955
Jakob Wagner
1885–1890
Peter Wagner
1888–1906

Parents and Siblings

    Valentin Wagner

    Male1842–1899Male

    Margaretha Schneider

    Female1849–1908Female

siblings

(11)

    Wagner

    Male1870–1870Male

    Valentin Wagner

    Male1872–1937Male

    Jakob Wagner

    Male1873–1874Male

    Peter Wagner

    Male1873–1874Male

    Friedrich Wagner

    Male1874–1878Male

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World Events (7)

1890

Age 7

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 31

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 31

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

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

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