Christian Borch Clausen Schougaard

20 August 1742–21 February 1790 (Age 47)
Husby, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Christian Borch

Christian Borch Clausen Schougaard was born on 20 August 1742, in Husby, Ringkøbing, Denmark as the son of Claus Svendsen Schougaard and Christiane Christensdatter Borch. He married Anna Margrethe Nyboe on 10 December 1772, in Holstebro, Ringkøbing, Denmark. He died on 21 February 1790, in his hometown, at the age of 47.

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Christian Borch Clausen Schougaard
Anna Margrethe Nyboe
Marriage: 10 December 1772

Spouse and Children

10 December 1772
Holstebro, Ringkøbing, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

    Claus Svendsen Schougaard


    Christiane Christensdatter Borch




World Events (4)

1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 2

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 20

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 34

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Danish Priests Index
  • Danish Priests Index
  • Danish Priests Index

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