Karin

Femaleabout 1660–

Brief Life History of Karin

Karin was born about 1660, in Esterna, Stockholm, Sweden. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Anders Hansson.

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Family Time Line

Anders Hansson
1656–1717
Karin
1660–
Brita Andersson
1682–
Margareta Andersson
1684–
Hans Andersson
1686–1747
Anders Andersson
1688–

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    Spouse and Children

    Children (4)

    World Events (4)

    1685

    Age 25

    King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

    1698

    Age 38

    King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.

    1700 · The Great Northern War

    Age 40

    By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine , found as a less common variant of Karen in North America and Britain.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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