Hans Christian Hansen

3 September 1870–
Gundslev, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Hansen was born on 3 September 1870, in Gundslev, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Hans Jacob Rasmussen, was 43 and his mother, Ane Hansdatter, was 37.

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Hans Jacob Rasmussen
Ane Hansdatter
Rasmus Frederik Hansen
Bodil Kirstine Hansen
Hans Christian Hansen
Caroline Hansen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 44

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 47

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 69

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

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)

  • Hans Christian Hansen in household of Hans Jacob Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Hans Christian Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Anders Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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