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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Michel Thøgersen
Else Lauritzdatter
Jens Michelsen
Laurids Michelsen
Maren Michelsdatter
Thoger Michelsen
Thomas Michelsen
Niels Michelsen
Maren Michelsen
Niels Mikkelsen
Jens P. Michelsen
Tøger Michelsen
Peder Michelsen
Lars or Laurits Michelsen
Thomas Michelsen

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+8 More Children

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.

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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