Christen Hansen

1732–
Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Hansen was born in 1732, in Denmark, his father, Hans Rasmussen, was 28 and his mother, Maren Poulsdatter, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Hans Rasmussen
1704–1771
Maren Poulsdatter
1705–1771
Rasmus Hansen
1725–1727
Margrethe Hansen
1728–1745
Karen Hansen
1730–1730
Rasmus Hansen
1732–1737
Christen Hansen
1732–
Anna Hansdatter
1734–1737
Povl Hansen
1735–1737
Anna Margrethe Hansdatter
1736–1824
Karen Hansen
1738–
Ellen Hansdatter
1739–1739
Christen Hansen
1741–1742
Christen Hansen
1743–1754
Hans Hansen
1743–
Anders Hansen
1745–
Margrethe Hansen
1746–1785
Maren Hansdatter
1749–1820

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 5

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 10

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 44

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Christen Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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