Eugène Adam

1908–1988 (Age 80)
Bernolsheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Eugène

When Eugène Adam was born on 27 January 1908, in Bernolsheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Joseph Adam, was 40 and his mother, Marie Joséphine Risch, was 34. He died on 1 November 1988, in his hometown, at the age of 80.

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Joseph Adam
Marie Joséphine Risch
Joséphine Adam
Marie Thérèse Adam
Marie Cécile Adam
Antoine Adam
Marie Célestine Adam
Marie Catherine Adam
Lucie Eugène Adam
Eugène Adam
Joseph Adam
Edmond Adam
Paul Adam

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World Events (8)

1914 · World War I

Age 6

On July 31, 1914 French socialist leader, Jean Jaurés was murdered. A few days later Germany starts plans to invade France. Britain then started to occupy France. The battles that took place in France were First Battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, Jutland, Battle of Verdun, Battle of the Somme, and the Brusilov Offensive. 25 percent of the allied military deaths that happened in World War I were from France. Between civilian and military deaths France lost 1,697,800 people and 4,266,000 were wounded.
1920 · Treaty of Versailles 

Age 12

The Treaty of Versailles was signed in Paris to formally end WWI. It established Peace between the allied forces and set guidelines for Germany.

Age 31

Second World War. Defeat and occupation by Germany. General de Gaulle leads the Resistance from London and Algiers. Allied victory came on May 8, 1945.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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