Hermann Holz

Male9 May 1900–1944

Brief Life History of Hermann

When Hermann Holz was born on 9 May 1900, in Neumünster, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Hermann Holz, was 25 and his mother, Minna Bertha Wiechert, was 17. He died in 1944, at the age of 44.

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Hermann Holz
Minna Bertha Wiechert
Gertrud Holz
Hermann Holz
Helmut Reinhard Holz
Bertha Holz
Wilhelm Holz
Kaethe Holz
Otto Heinz Holz

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    World Events (3)


    Age 14

    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 14

    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 18

    Armistice ending World War I.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Dieter, Erna, Fritz, Gunther, Manfred, Otto, Ulrich, Bernhard, Erhardt, Erwin.

    German: topographic name for a forest dweller, from Middle High German holz ‘wood, copse’.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Holz ‘wood’, either an artificial name or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood.

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

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