Niels Rasmussen

6 May 1736–
Lyngby, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Rasmussen was christened on 6 May 1736, in Lyngby, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Nielsen, was 53 and his mother, Mrs Rasmus Nielsen, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Nielsen
1682–1762
Mrs Rasmus Nielsen
1700–
Niels Rasmussen
1721–1797
Peder Rasmussen
1724–
Christen Rasmussen
1727–
Rasmussen
1730–1730
Kisten Rasmusdatter
1733–
Niels Rasmussen
1736–
Anders Rasmussen
1740–1740

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World Events (3)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
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
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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

Possible Related Names

Rasmus
Asman
Asmussen
Rasmusen
Rasmusson

Sources (1)

  • Niels Rasmussen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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