Morten Mortensen

about 1650–8 April 1731 (Age 81)
Denmark

The Life Summary of Morten

Morten Mortensen was born about 1650, in Denmark. He had at least 1 daughter. He died on 8 April 1731, in Sorterup, Sorø, Denmark, at the age of 81.

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
Age 51
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 63
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 79
Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Martin
Mortenson

Sources (1)

  • Morten Mortensen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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