Alfred Totland (1901 - 1958)

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Alfred Totland
1901 - 1958
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred Totland was born on November 13, 1901. He died in July 1958 at age 56.

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Alfred Totland passed away in July 1958 at 56 years of age. He was born on November 13, 1901. There is no information about Alfred's immediate family.
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In 1901, in the year that Alfred Totland was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1917, at the age of 16 years old, Alfred was alive when Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

In 1922, Alfred was 21 years old when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1939, he was 38 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1958, in the year of Alfred Totland's passing, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

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Paul B Totland
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Virginia R Totland
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Mathilda Totland
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Tony Totland
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Marvin Totland
Sep 1, 1927 - Dec 18, 2004
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David A Totland
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Oliver Totland
May 29, 1893 - April 1966
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Orville Totland
Jul 28, 1919 - Nov 30, 1990
Nena A Totland
Dec 1, 1939 - Apr 15, 2002
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Martha L Totland
Aug 6, 1918 - Mar 1, 1991
Gladyce R Totland
Mar 11, 1922 - Jan 12, 1994
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Margaret Totland
Jan 31, 1961 - Dec 12, 2008
Marquard Totland
Feb 7, 1906 - Aug 24, 1991
Nils Totland
around 1865 - Apr 20, 1915
George C Totland
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 29, 1951

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