Benth Pedersen

Maleabout 1741–24 November 1771

Brief Life History of Benth

Benth Pedersen was born about 1741, in Blovstrød, Kronborg, Denmark. He had at least 3 sons with Margrethe Poulsen. He died on 24 November 1771, at the age of 31, and was buried in Birkerød, Kronborg, Denmark.

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Benth Pedersen
Margrethe Poulsen
Christen Benthsen
Jens Benthsen
Frederik Benthsen

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    Children (3)

    World Events (3)

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 1

    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.

    1744 · Hirschholm Palace

    Age 3

    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 21

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    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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