Niels Foghsen

Male1677–October 1752

Brief Life History of Niels

Niels Foghsen was born in 1677, in Ørting, Åkær, Denmark as the son of Fogh Jensen and Mrs. Fogh Jensen. He married Maren Rasmusdatter on 6 July 1721, in Ørting, Åkær, Denmark. He died in October 1752, in Ørting, Odder, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ørting, Åkær, Denmark.

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Niels Foghsen
Maren Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 6 July 1721

Sources (2)

  • Niels Ongsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • KB 1694-1779 Ørting, Hads, Aarhus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1721Ørting, Åkær, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 24

    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 36

    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 52

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    vernacular form of Niklas .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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