Dorothea Winkler

25 November 1944–26 June 1985 (Age 40)
Wels, Upper Austria, Austria

The Life of Dorothea

Dorothea Winkler was born on 25 November 1944, in Wels, Upper Austria, Austria. She died on 26 June 1985, in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria, at the age of 40.

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Erwin Gebhart
Dorothea Winkler

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World Events (3)


Age 1

Austrian territory is divided into American, British, French, and Soviet Zones.

Age 1

The Allies defeat Germany.

Age 10

Foreign occupation of Austria ends.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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