Knud Knudsen


Brief Life History of Knud

Knud Knudsen was born in 1645, in Odense, Denmark. He married Karen Ibsdatter in 1664, in Odense, Fyn, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Knud Knudsen
Karen Ibsdatter
Knud Knudsen

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  • Knud Knudsen in entry for Knud Knudsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 56

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 68

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


Age 84

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Knud, Niels, Holger, Jorgen, Ove, Alf, Alfhild, Anders, Baard, Berger, Einer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the Danish personal name Knud, derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’. Knud was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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

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