Niels Andersen

1796–1840 (Age 44)
Topshøj, Sorø, Vestsjælland, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 1 January 1796, in Topshøj, Sorø, Vestsjælland, Denmark, his father, Anders Knudsen, was 32 and his mother, Kirsten Sorensdr, was 31. He died on 18 April 1840, at the age of 44.

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Anders Knudsen
Kirsten Sorensdr
Maria Andersen
Maria Andersen
Niels Andersen
Jens Andersen
Maria Andersen
Jorgen Andersen
Soren Andersen
Metta Andersen
Mette Andersen
Maren Andersen
Maria Andersen
Margerete Andersen
Margrete Andersen
Johanne Andersen
Anne Andersdatter

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World Events (5)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 0

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 9

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 12

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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