Povl Ejnar Andersen

6 March 1921–20 January 1991 (Age 69)
Søllerød, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Povl Ejnar

When Povl Ejnar Andersen was born on 6 March 1921, in Søllerød, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, August William Andersen, was 42 and his mother, Anna Lovise Josefine Jørgensen, was 37. He died on 20 January 1991, at the age of 69, and was buried in Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

August William Andersen
1878–1951
Anna Lovise Josefine Jørgensen
1883–1966
Viggo Andersen
1910–1995
Johannes Andersen
1912–1918
Ernst Hermann Andersen
1915–1984
Tove Johanne Andersen
1917–1975
Flemming Karl Johannes Hjortsfeld
1919–1999
Povl Ejnar Andersen
1921–1991
Jørgen Carlo Andersen
1923–1953
Arne Richard Andersen
1924–1990

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World Events (5)

1939

Age 18

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.
1940

Age 19

Germany invades Denmark.
1940 · Germany Invades

Age 19

Operation Weserebung was the German attack on Denmark on April 9, 1940, during the Second World War. The invasion's primary purpose was to use Denmark as a staging ground for operations against Norway, and to build an extensive network of radar systems to detect English bombers bound for Germany. The attack was a breach of the non-aggression pact Denmark had signed with Germany less than a year earlier. Denmark's military forces were inferior in numbers and equipment, and after a short battle were forced to surrender. Lasting approximately six hours, the German ground campaign against Denmark was one of the shortest military operations of the Second World War.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Paül Ejnar Andersen in household of Aügüst Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Poül Andersen in household of Aügüst Villiam Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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