Adele Sorensdatter

Femaleabout 1710–

Brief Life History of Adele

When Adele Sorensdatter was born about 1710, in Hjortshøj, Øster Lisbjerg, Randers, Denmark, her father, Soren Jensen, was 36 and her mother, Else Andersdatter, was 34.

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Soren Jensen
Else Andersdatter
Anders Sorensen
Adele Sorensdatter
Ane Sorensdatter
Jens Sorensen
Peder Sorensen
Peder Sorensen

Sources (1)

  • Adele Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 3

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 19

Greenland becomes Danish province.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 32

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

From French Adèle , an ancient name popular in medieval Europe because of the fame of a 7th-century saint, a daughter of the Frankish king Dagobert II. It is of Germanic origin, from adal ‘noble’ (a short form of a two-element name such as Adelheid; see Adelaide ). It was the name of William the Conqueror's youngest daughter ( c.1062–1137 ), who became the wife of Stephen of Blois. However, it died out in England in the later Middle Ages. It was revived in the 19th century, being the name of a character in Johann Strauss's opera Die Fledermaus. Its popularity was further reinforced in the 1930s as the name of a character in the novels of Dornford Yates .

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

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