Hans Christensen

Male1849–

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Christensen was born in 1849, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Christian Hansen, was 28 and his mother, Maren Johanne Larsdatter, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Christian Hansen
1822–
Maren Johanne Larsdatter
1825–1871
Hans Christensen
1849–
Martin Christensen
1850–
Karen Mathea Christensen
1852–
Julie Christensen
1854–
Maren Christine Christensen
1860–

Sources (3)

  • Hans Christiansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Hans Christensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Hans Christensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (7)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 6

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 8

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 33

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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