Niels Sørensen Langballe

Male1687–4 July 1752

Brief Life History of Niels Sørensen

When Niels Sørensen Langballe was born in 1687, his father, Soren Andersen Langballe, was 27 and his mother, Kiersten Nielsdatter, was 26. He married Vita Nikkelsdatter Seidelin about 1719. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 July 1752, in Århus, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Niels Sørensen Langballe
Vita Nikkelsdatter Seidelin
Marriage: about 1719
Nicolai Nielsen Langballe
Mette Paulene Langballe
Søren Langballe
Knud Christan Langballe
Jørgen Seidelin Langballe
Jørgen Seidelin Langballe
Catherina Maria Langballe
Ingeborg Dorothea Nielsdatter Langballe

Sources (11)

  • Niels Langballe, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Langbak in entry for Mette Paulene, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Langballe in entry for Nicolaus Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1719
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 14

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 26

    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 42

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    vernacular form of Niklas .

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

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