Georg Valentin Braun

16 October 1903–1985 (Age 81)
Sankt Ilgen, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany

The Life of Georg Valentin

When Georg Valentin Braun was born on 16 October 1903, in Sankt Ilgen, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany, his father, Heinrich Braun, was 32 and his mother, Hedwig Forster, was 28. He died in 1985, in Germany, at the age of 82.

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Heinrich Braun
Hedwig Forster
Martin Braun
Adam Braun
Elisabeth Braun
Maria Braun
Georg Valentin Braun
Margaretha Luise Braun
Hedwig Braun

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Braun


    Hedwig Forster




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World Events (8)


Age 11

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 11

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.

Age 30

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German braun ‘brown’ (Middle High German brūn), referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing, or from the personal name Bruno, which was borne by the Dukes of Saxony, among others, from the 10th century or before. It was also the name of several medieval German and Italian saints, including St. Bruno, the founder of the Carthusian order ( 1030–1101 ), who was born in Cologne.

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

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