Karen Sorensdatter

Female2 March 1738–16 March 1819

Brief Life History of Karen

When Karen Sorensdatter was christened on 2 March 1738, in Egebjerg, Dragsholm, Denmark, her father, Soren Nielsen, was 30 and her mother, Sidse Sonnesdatter, was 40. She died on 16 March 1819, in her hometown, at the age of 81, and was buried in Egebjerg, Dragsholm, Denmark.

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Soren Nielsen
Sidse Sonnesdatter
Niels Sorensen
Anne Sorensdatter
Kirsten Sorensdatter
Karen Sorensdatter
Anne Sorensdatter
Boel Sorensdatter

Sources (4)

  • Karen Sórensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Sórensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Sofrensdr, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

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

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