Hans Nielsen

Maleabout 1673–1763

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Nielsen was born about 1673, in Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Niels Poulsen, was 11671 and his mother, Kiønniche Pedersdatter, was 23. He married Cathrine Frederichsdatter about 1697. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1763, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 91, and was buried in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Hans Nielsen
Cathrine Frederichsdatter
Marriage: about 1697
Christen Hansdatter
Frederick Hansen
Cathrine Hansdatter
John Hansen

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  • Marriage
    about 1697
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 28

    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 40

    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.


    Age 56

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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