Christen Olesen

5 October 1817–July 1893 (Age 75)
Asdal, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Olesen was born on 5 October 1817, in Asdal, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ole Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 41. He died in July 1893, at the age of 75.

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Christen Olesen
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World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 1

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 12

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 30

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen .

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

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  • Christen Olesen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christen Olsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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