Peder Thomsen

Male1673–

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Thomsen was born in 1673, in Lendum, Sejlstrup, Denmark, his father, Thomas Nielsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Vistesen, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Nielsen
1637–1683
Maren Vistesen
1634–1698
Niels Thomasen
1668–
Else Nielsen
1670–
Christen Thomasen
1670–
Niels Thomsen
1678–
Karen Thomasdatter
1683–
Peder Thomsen
1673–
Soffren "Soren" Thomsen
1674–
Inger Thomasen
1679–

Sources (1)

  • Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (7)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 28

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 40

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.

1729

Age 56

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Bent, Carsten, Einer, Nels, Sven, Viggo, Aksel, Anders, Astrid, Bjorn.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Thomas . This surname is also found in the Netherlands. Compare Thompson and Thomson .

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

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