Niels Sorensen

Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Sorensen was christened on 7 November 1680, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Søren Sørensen, was 41 and his mother, Mette Pedersdatter, was 31.

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Søren Sørensen
Mette Pedersdatter
Jens Sorensen
Mads Sorensen
Christen Sorensen
Niels Sorensen
Karen Sorensdatter
Mette Sorensdatter
Peder Sorensen
Soren Sorensen

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World Events (3)

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.

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Niels Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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