Wilhelm Haar

Male15 April 1881–

Brief Life History of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Haar was born on 15 April 1881, in Sohren, Zell, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany, his father, Peter Haar, was 30 and his mother, Maria Veronika Schwenck, was 30.

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Peter Haar
Maria Veronika Schwenck
Peter Haar
Karoline Haar
Wilhelmine Haar
Wilhelm Haar

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    World Events (7)


    Age 9

    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.


    Age 33

    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 33

    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

    North German and Dutch: habitational name from a place or farm so named, from haar ‘overgrown sandy hill’. See also Ter Haar .

    German: metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with raw flax (Middle High German har) in the production of linen.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with a copious or otherwise noticeable head of hair, from Middle High German hār ‘hair’, German Haar ‘hair’.

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

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