Mads Hansen

23 January 1824–
Reerslev, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Mads

When Mads Hansen was born on 23 January 1824, in Reerslev, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Hans Madsen, was 29 and his mother, Birthe Hansdatter, was 31. He lived in Smørum, Smørum, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1834.

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Hans Madsen
Birthe Hansdatter
Mads Hansen
Magrette Hansdatter
Kirsten Hansdatter

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 5

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 23

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 35

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mads Hansen in household of Hans Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Mads Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christening of Mads Hansen 1824 - Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941

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