Thomas Olesen

about 1656–
Fly, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Olesen was born about 1656, in Fly, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Ole Jensen, was 26 and his mother, Kirstine Thomasdatter, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Karen Nielsdatter.

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Thomas Olesen
Karen Nielsdatter
Ole Thomassen

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Parents and Siblings

    Ole Jensen


    Kirstine Thomasdatter





    Niels Olesen


World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 45

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 57

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 73

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen .

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

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