Hans Christian Pedersen

6 September 1881–
Nakskov, Sankt Nikolai, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary 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 Copenhagen, Denmark for about 19 years.

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Hans Christian Pedersen
Kristine Nielsine
Elna Margrethe Pedersen
Kurt Arne Pedersen

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+2 More Children

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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Hans Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Hans Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Hans Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1911"

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