Knud Andersen

1878–1964 (Age 86)
Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Knud

When Knud Andersen was born on 14 August 1878, in Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Anders Knudsen, was 29 and his mother, Brithe Torgersen, was 24. He married Kristina Ellingsdotter on 2 July 1900, in Balestrand, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. He died on 17 December 1964, in Lærdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, at the age of 86.

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Knud Andersen
Kristina Ellingsdotter
Marriage: 2 July 1900

Spouse & Children

  • Male1878–1964Male

  • Kristina Ellingsdotter


2 July 1900
Balestrand, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1849–1928Male

  • Brithe Torgersen




  • Margretha Andersdotter


  • Male1878–1964Male

  • Anna Knudsdotter


  • Torsten Andersen


  • Female1886–1960Female

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World Events (6)

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 4

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 15

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 26

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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