Eduard Thum

Male10 March 1892–29 December 1986

Brief Life History of Eduard

Eduard Thum was born on 10 March 1892, in Lutsk, Volyn, Ukraine. He had at least 2 sons with Olga Jehn. He died on 29 December 1986, in Berlin, Germany, at the age of 94.

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Eduard Thum
Olga Jehn
Ewald Thum
Erich Thum

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    Children (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 22

    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 22

    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 26

    Armistice ending World War I.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Dieter, Guenther, Gunter, Heinrich, Reinhard.

    English (mainly Hampshire): nickname from Middle English thum, thoumb ‘thumb’, for someone with a missing or deformed thumb, or for someone of very small size. Compare the folk tale of ‘Tom Thumb’. This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

    German: from a short form (of Slavic origin) of the personal name Thomas .

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

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