Svein Vigleiksen

about 1663–8 July 1716 (Age 53)
Kjelldal, Telemark, Norway

The Life Summary of Svein

When Svein Vigleiksen was born about 1663, in Kjelldal, Telemark, Norway, his father, Vigleik Haraldsen, was 27 and his mother, Mrs Vigleik Haraldsen, was 15. He died on 8 July 1716, in Ytre Flåbygd, Telemark, Norway, at the age of 53.

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World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church
Age 22
The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change
Age 37
1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

Name Meaning

from the Old Norse byname Sveinn ‘boy, lad’. It is now also used occasionally in England, perhaps with reference to the England (football team) coach, Sven Göran Eriksson ( b. 1948 ), and in the United States.

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

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