Lorentz

1734–
Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Lorentz

When Lorentz was born in 1734, in Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Nielsen, was 40 and his mother, Mrs. Christen Nielsen, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Christen Nielsen
1694–1755
Mrs. Christen Nielsen
1700–
Bodil Christensen
1722–1772
Ellen Christensen
1726–1763
Lorentz
1734–

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World Events (3)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 3

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 8

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

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of Laurenz .

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

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