Hans Bendtsen


Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Bendtsen was born in 1720, his father, Bendt Rundeman Hansen, was 35 and his mother, Mette Christensdatter, was 25.

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Bendt Rundeman Hansen
Mette Christensdatter
Hans Bendtsen
Christen Bendtsen
Anne Bendtsen
Jens Bendtsen
Ellen Cathrina Bentsen
Peder Bendtsen Rundeman
Child Bendtsen
Peder Bendtsen Rundeman

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 42

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bent, Per. German Kurt, Otto.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Ben(d)t, short forms of Benedikt (see Benedict ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of Danish variant Bendtsen and possibly also of Norwegian and Danish Bengtsen. Compare Bensen 2, Benson 3, and Bentson .

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

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