Hans Christensen


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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Christian Hansen
Maren Johanne Larsdatter
Hans Christensen
Martin Christensen
Karen Mathea Christensen
Julie Christensen
Maren Christine Christensen

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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