Knud Clausen

8 November 1733–
Gjøl, Gjøl, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Knud

When Knud Clausen was christened on 8 November 1733, in Gjøl, Gjøl, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Claus Lorentsen, was 32 and his mother, Karen Knudsdatter, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Claus Lorentsen
1701–1759
Karen Knudsdatter
1715–1765
Maren Clausdatter
1730–
Jorgen Clausen
1731–
Else Clausdatter
1734–1788
Knud Clausen
1733–
Lorents Clausen
1737–1777

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

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

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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  • Knud Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Knud Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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