Hans Nielsen

Maleabout 1666–26 January 1736

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Nielsen was born about 1666, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Niels Abrahamsen, was 43 and his mother, Anne Jørgensdatter, was 42. He married Kirstine Olufsdatter Kofoed before 1707, in Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 26 January 1736, in Vestermarie, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 71, and was buried in Vestermarie, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Hans Nielsen
Margrethe Andersdatter
Marriage: about 1708
Jørgen Hansen Hansen
Anne Margrethe Hansdatter
Karen Hansdatter
Jørgen Hansen
Hans Hansen
Niels Hansen
Anders Hansen
Jens Hansen

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    about 1708Bornholm, Denmark
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    World Events (4)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 35

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 47

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


    Age 63

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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