Anders Sorensen

about 1683–
Rugtved, Bjergsted, Vestsjælland, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Sorensen was born about 1683, in Rugtved, Bjergsted, Vestsjælland, Denmark, his father, Søren Kold, was 43 and his mother, Maren Terkelsdatter, was 40. He had at least 1 son with Karen Laursdatter.

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Anders Sorensen
Karen Larsen
Las Andersen
Anne Andersen

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World Events (8)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 18

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 30

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 46

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Anders Sorensen in entry for Poul Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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