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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Family Time Line

Jens Nielsen
1809–
Magrete Christine Christiansd
1806–
Niels Christian Jensen
1837–
Hans Christian Jensen
1839–
Birte Kristine Jensen
1842–
Karen Jensen
1844–1927
Jens Jensen
1846–
Ane Kirstine Jensen
1849–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1809–Male

    Magrete Christine Christiansd

    Female1806–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1849

Age 10

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1914

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.

Possible Related Names

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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