Mogens Jensen Leth

1808–Male
Alrø, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Mogens Jensen

Mogens Jensen Leth was born in 1808, in Alrø, Århus, Denmark as the son of Leth and Ane Marie Morgensen Jensen.

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Leth
Ane Marie Morgensen Jensen
1787–1857
Mogens Jensen Leth
1808–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 0

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1814

Age 6

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 10

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Danish: nickname from læt ‘light (in weight)’; equivalent to Light 2.

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

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  • Mogens Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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