Hans Christian Hansen

3 September 1870–
Gundslev, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary 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

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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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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Sources (5)

  • 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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