Alexander Fischer

Altona, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Fischer was christened on 14 March 1895, in Altona, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Joseph Fischer, was 29 and his mother, Helene Wilhelmine Henriette Wentorp, was 24. He died in 1961, at the age of 66.

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Joseph Fischer
Helene Wilhelmine Henriette Wentorp
Alma Fischer
Emma Whilhelmine Josefine Fischer
Martha Martha Fischer
Alexander Fischer

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Fischer


  • Helene Wilhelmine Henriette Wentorp




World Events (3)


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

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.

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

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