Peder Michelsen

29 December 1711–
Flade, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Michelsen was born on 29 December 1711, in Flade, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Michel Thøgersen, was 43 and his mother, Else Lauritzdatter, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Michel Thøgersen
1668–1759
Else Lauritzdatter
1677–1757
Jens Michelsen
1700–
Laurids Michelsen
Maren Michelsdatter
Thoger Michelsen
Thomas Michelsen
Niels Michelsen
1703–
Maren Michelsen
1705–1727
Niels Mikkelsen
1705–1773
Jens P. Michelsen
1708–1763
Tøger Michelsen
1710–1795
Peder Michelsen
1711–
Lars or Laurits Michelsen
1713–1753
Thomas Michelsen
1716–1781

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 2

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 18

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Michel ( see Michael ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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