Johannes Johansen

4 December 1847–
Vinger, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Johansen was born on 4 December 1847, his father, Johan Johansen Lønhøiden, was 42 and his mother, Karen Andersdatter Langrekken, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Johan Johansen Lønhøiden
1805–1868
Karen Andersdatter Langrekken
1815–1902
Ingebor Johansdatter Lønhøyden
1837–1920
Anne Johansdatter
1840–
Karen Johansdatter
1842–
Marthea Johansdatter
1845–
Marthea Johansdatter
1845–
Johannes Johansen
1847–
Andreas Johansen Lønhøiden
1850–
Ole Johansen
1854–
Karelius Johansen
1857–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 8

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 10

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 35

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Johannes Johansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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