Niels Nielsen

20 January 1879–27 February 1960 (Age 81)
Lihme, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Nielsen was born on 20 January 1879, in Lihme, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Nielsen, was 34 and his mother, Johanne Cathrine Nielsen, was 23. He lived in Lihme, Rødding, Viborg, Denmark in 1906. He died on 27 February 1960, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ålborg, Denmark.

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World Events (6)


Age 35

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 38

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 60

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

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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  • Niels Nielsen in household of Chr Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"

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