Edmund Wren

7 March 1890–1969 (Age 78)
Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edmund

Edmund Wren was born on 7 March 1890, in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1969, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the bird, Middle English wrenne, probably in reference to its small size.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rinn ‘descendant of Rinn’, a personal name possibly derived from reann ‘spear’.3 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh Uren .

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

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