Karen Magdalena Hansen Engberg

Female13 June 1779–14 June 1809

Brief Life History of Karen Magdalena Hansen

When Karen Magdalena Hansen Engberg was born on 13 June 1779, in Stubbekøbing, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Hans Jespersen Engberg, was 37 and her mother, Woldborg Tengelsdatter Werlin, was 31. She died on 14 June 1809, at the age of 30.

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Abrend Carsten Tyeksen
Karen Magdalena Hansen Engberg
Christine Sophie
Caroline Magdalene

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    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 10

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

    Age 13

    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    1796 · Odense Teater

    Age 17

    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Lars, Bjorn, Erik, Jarl.

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements eng, a variant of äng ‘meadow’ (possibly from a placename), + berg ‘mountain, hill’.

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

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