Wilhelm Crecelius

27 December 1901–4 October 1986 (Age 84)
Mensfelden, Limburg, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Wilhelm

When Wilhelm Crecelius was born on 27 December 1901, in Mensfelden, Limburg, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, his father, Karl Ludwig Crecelius, was 34 and his mother, Karoline Christiane Konradi, was 27. He died on 4 October 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Wilhelm Crecelius
Elisabeth Lanz

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    Karl Ludwig Crecelius


    Karoline Christiane Konradi




World Events (8)


Age 13

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 13

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 32

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

German: humanistic Latinized form of Kretzel, Krätzel, shortened pet forms of the personal name Pankratz .

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