Henry Geissel

(1860 - 1906)

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Henry Geissel
1860 - 1906
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c. 1860
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May 29, 1906
Kings County, New York United States
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Henry Geissel was born c. 1860. He died on May 29, 1906 in New York at 46 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Henry Geissel passed away on May 29, 1906 in New York at 46 years old. He was born c. 1860. We are unaware of information about Henry's immediate family.

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In 1860, in the year that Henry Geissel was born, on February 26th, near Eureka California, white settlers attacked a tribe of Wiyot Indians on Indian Island. Over 60 women, children and older people died. Bret Harte - a writer and friend of Mark Twain - reported the news about the massacre to the papers in San Francisco.

In 1876, at the age of 16 years old, Henry was alive when on August 1st, Colorado became the 38th U.S. state. Its nickname is the "Centennial State" because it was admitted just 28 days after the United States' centennial.

In 1889, at the age of 29 years old, Henry was alive when on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and F├╝hrer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1894, when he was 34 years old, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1906, in the year of Henry Geissel's passing, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

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