Pauline Korsgaard

Femaleabout 1742–

Brief Life History of Pauline

When Pauline Korsgaard was born about 1742, in Viborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Povelsen Kasgard, was 18 and her mother, Anne Michelsdatter, was 18. She married Christen Christensen Eskov on 5 July 1776, in Skive, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died in Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen Eskov
Pauline Korsgaard
Marriage: 5 July 1776
Anna Cathrine Kierstine Christensdatter Eskow
Christine Christensdatter Eskov
Dorte Christensdatter Eschou
Mariane Christine Christensdatter Eskov

Sources (11)

  • Denmark Births and Christenings, 1631-1900s
  • Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916
  • Pauline Kaarsgaard in entry for Mariane Christine Essko, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1776Skive, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 0

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    1744 · Hirschholm Palace

    Age 2

    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 34

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    Name Meaning

    form of the Latin name Paulina (feminine of Paulinus, a derivative of the family name Paulus ‘small’) that has long been in use also in the English-speaking world.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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