Hans Madsen

7 March 1669–
Bjerreby, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Madsen was christened on 7 March 1669, in Bjerreby, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Mads Pedersen, was 40 and his mother, Maren Pedersen, was 38. He married Margrethe Andersen on 20 November 1698. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Hans Madsen
Margrethe Andersen
Marriage: 20 November 1698
Anders Hansen
Anders Hansen
Stillborn Hansen
child Hansen
Peder Hansen
Anne Hansen

Spouse and Children

20 November 1698


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

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

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.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Madsen in entry for Peder Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hans Madsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hans Madsen in entry for Margrete Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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