Hans Andersen

1781–1825 (Age 44)
Tunderup, Karleby, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Andersen was born in 1781, in Tunderup, Karleby, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Anders Hansen, was 34 and his mother, Giertrud Olsdatter, was 36. He married Birthe Friderichsdatter on 12 January 1805, in Karleby, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark. He died on 8 June 1825, in Karleby, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 44, and was buried in Karleby, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark.

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Hans Andersen
Birthe Friderichsdatter
Marriage: 12 January 1805

Spouse & Children

12 January 1805
Karleby, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Hansen


  • Giertrud Olsdatter




World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 8

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 11

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 13

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • 1787 Danish Census for Frederick Rasmussen & Karen Nielsdatter family
  • 1801 Census: Anna Andersdatter and Peder Clausen
  • DK: 1787 Karleby, Maribo Danish Census for Anders Hansen & Gertrud Olsdatter

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