Wilhelm Kauer

3 July 1905–15 September 1969 (Age 64)
Friedrichsdorf, Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm

Wilhelm Kauer was born on 3 July 1905. He died on 15 September 1969, in Friedrichsdorf, Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 64.

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Wilhelm Kauer
1905–1969
Erna Gäss
1908–1992

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 9

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 9

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.
1918

Age 13

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic name, a variant of Kau . 2. from Middle High German gou ‘province’, ‘region’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant, hence a nickname for a country dweller, as opposed to someone who lived in a city. 3. from a short form of the personal name Konrad .

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

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