Hans Christian Pedersen

Male6 September 1881–

Brief Life History of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Pedersen was born on 6 September 1881, in Nakskov, Sankt Nikolai, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Niels Pedersen, was 28 and his mother, Maren Kirstine Hansen, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Kristine Nielsine. He lived in Herlufsholm, Øster Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark for about 11 years and København, Denmark for about 19 years.

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Hans Christian Pedersen
Kristine Nielsine
Elna Margrethe Pedersen
Kurt Arne Pedersen

Sources (8)

  • Hans Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Hans Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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Children (2)

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (6)


Age 33

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


Age 36

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


Age 64

Germany surrenders and occupation ends. Denmark recognizes Iceland's independence, which had been declared in 1944.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

English: variant of Peterson .

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

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