Nils Andersen

Maleabout 1661–

Brief Life History of Nils

When Nils Andersen was born about 1661, in Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark, his father, Anders Madsen, was 23 and his mother, Pedersdatter, was 22.

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Anders Madsen
1640–1701
Pedersdatter
1641–1702
Mads Andersen
1659–
Nils Andersen
1661–
Anders Andersen
1666–
Jens Andersen
1668–
Anne Andersdatter
1676–1726
Sidsel Andersdatter
1664–1747

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (3)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 40

    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 52

    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.

    1729

    Age 68

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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