Hans Christian Jensen

7 January 1839–
Kvanløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Jensen was born on 7 January 1839, in Kvanløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Jens Nielsen, was 29 and his mother, Magrete Christine Christiansd, was 33. He lived in Kvanløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Jens Nielsen
Magrete Christine Christiansd
Niels Christian Jensen
Hans Christian Jensen
Birte Kristine Jensen
Karen Jensen
Jens Jensen
Ane Kirstine Jensen

Parents and Siblings


    Magrete Christine Christiansd




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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 8

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 10

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Age 75

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Chr Jensen in household of Jens Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Hans Chr Jensen in household of Jens Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hans Christian Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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