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Walter Lichterfeld

Carl Gustav Walter LichterfeldAge: 73 years18901963

Carl Gustav Walter Lichterfeld
Given names
Carl Gustav Walter
Birth August 3, 1890

Note: Landesobersekretär
Begin of First World War July 28, 1914 (Age 23 years)

Note: World War I began after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajewo on June 28, 1914 and the subsequent declaration of war by Austria-Hungary against the Kingdom of Serbia on Juli 28, 1914. On 1 August (5 pm) Germany started mobilization and declared war on Russia (7 pm Petersburg time). WikipediA Article
End of First World War November 11, 1918 (Age 28 years)

Note: World War I ended with the armistice of Compiègne on November 11, 1918. WikipediA Article
Great Depression between 1928 and 1930 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started between 1928 and 1930 and lasted until the late 1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. WikipediA Article
Machtergreifung of Hitler January 30, 1933 (Age 42 years)

Note: "Machtergreifung" is a German term meaning "seizure of power". It is specifically used to refer to the granting of governmental powers in the Weimar Republic to the Nazi Party and its national conservative allies on January 30, 1933. WikipediA Article
Begin of Second World War September 1, 1939 (Age 49 years)

Note: World War II began on September 1, 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Germany. WikipediA Article
MarriageHertha Hedwig Elise Anna FeistView this family
August 17, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Address: Berlin-Schmargendorf
End of Second World War May 8, 1945 (Age 54 years)

Note: The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. It was signed by Generaloberst Jodl and came into force as from May 8, 1945 23:01 Middle European Time. WikipediA Article
Creation of the FR of Germany May 23, 1949 (Age 58 years)

Note: The history of the Federal Republic of Germany began with the introduction of the basic law at the end of the day of its announcement on May 23, 1949. WikipediA Article
Creation of the GDR October 7, 1949 (Age 59 years)

Note: The German Democratic Republic was founded on October 7, 1949 (day of the republic) few months after the foundation of the Federal Republic of Germany. During that day the constitution of the German Democratic Republic which existed already since October, 1948 was brought into force. WikipediA Article
Uprising of 1953 in the GDR June 17, 1953 (Age 62 years)

Note: The Uprising of 1953 in East Germany started with a strike by East Berlin construction workers on June 16, 1953. It turned into a widespread uprising against the German Democratic Republic government the next day. In Germany, the revolt is often called People's Uprising in East Germany (Volksaufstand in der DDR). WikipediA Article
Accession of Saarland January 1, 1957 (Age 66 years)

Note: On January 1, 1957 Saarland joined to the Federal Republic of Germany. WikipediA Article
Erection of the Berlin Wall August 13, 1961 (Age 71 years)

Note: The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on August 13, 1961, that completely cut off (by land) West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. WikipediA Article
Death November 7, 1963 (Age 73 years)
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Family with Hertha Hedwig Elise Anna Feist - View this family
Marriage: August 17, 1940Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland

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