Margretha Michaelsdatter

16 May 1740–
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Margretha

When Margretha Michaelsdatter was christened on 16 May 1740, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, Michel Buchman, was 25 and her mother, Mette Cathrine Thomasdatter, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Michel Buchman
1715–
Mette Cathrine Thomasdatter
1717–
Karen Bukmandsdatter
1736–1823
Mette Marie Michaelsdatter Buchman
1738–
Margretha Michaelsdatter
1740–

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World Events (3)

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.

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  • Margretha Buchmann, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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