Niels Poulsen

about 1685–26 December 1726 (Age 41)
Rugsted, Ødsted, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Poulsen was born about 1685, in Rugsted, Ødsted, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Poul Lund, was 34 and his mother, Mrs. Poul Lund, was 30. He married Mette Christensdr on 8 April 1714, in Ødsted, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 26 December 1726, at the age of 41.

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Niels Poulsen
Mette Christensdr
Marriage: 8 April 1714
Niels Nielsen
Christen Nielsen
Christin Nielsen
Maren Nielsen
Margrethe Nielsen
Paul Nielsen
Poul Nielsen

Spouse and Children

8 April 1714
Ødsted, Koldinghus, Denmark


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World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 16

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 28

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Niels Povelsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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