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Karl FranzkeAge: 91 years18971988

Karl Franzke
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Birth May 8, 1897 40 32
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 months)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Birth of a brotherAlfred Franzke
May 17, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMartha Anna Emma Franzke
July 25, 1906 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Death of a fatherKarl Samuel Franzke
January 30, 1939 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherAnna Tiebel
January 30, 1940 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
Dieter Franzke
September 4, 1942 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Death of a brotherGustav Franzke
1945 (Age 47 years)

Cause: II Weltkrieg
Death of a brotherWilli Franzke
1945 (Age 47 years)

Cause: II Weltkrieg
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a sonDieter Franzke
September 24, 1956 (Age 59 years)

Death of a sisterMartha Anna Emma Franzke
May 1, 1986 (Age 88 years)
Cause: Lungenentzündung
Death of a brotherAlfred Franzke
May 21, 1986 (Age 89 years)
Death July 8, 1988 (Age 91 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: August 1894Polnisch Bortschen, Schlesien, PREUSSEN
3 years
2 years
younger brother
7 years
younger sister
Family with Klara Schmidt - View this family

  1. Generation 1
    1. Karl Franzke, son of Karl Samuel Franzke and Anna Tiebel, was born on May 8, 1897 in Niederlesten, Schlesien, PREUSSEN and died on July 8, 1988 at the age of 91.

      Children of Karl Franzke and Klara Schmidt:

      1. Dieter Franzke (19421956)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Dieter Franzke, son of Karl Franzke and Klara Schmidt, was born on September 4, 1942 and died on September 24, 1956 at the age of 14.