Hans Christen Hansen

25 March 1846–
Odense, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Hans Christen

When Hans Christen Hansen was born on 25 March 1846, in Odense, Odense, Denmark, his father, Hans Nielsen, was 46 and his mother, Mette Margrethe Larsen, was 38. He married Marie Sophie Frederikke Nielsdatter on 15 November 1868, in Vor Frue, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Svendborg, Denmark in 1906 and Svendborg, Sankt Nikolaj, Svendborg, Denmark in 1921.

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Hans Christen Hansen
Marie Sophie Frederikke Nielsdatter
Marriage: 15 November 1868
Frederikke Christiane Hansen
Helga Henriette Hansen
Jens Christian Henrik Hansen
Johannes Emil Hansen
Frederikke Christiane Hansen

Spouse and Children


    Marie Sophie Frederikke Nielsdatter


15 November 1868
Vor Frue, Odense, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 1

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 3

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Age 68

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Chr Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Hans Christian Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Hans Christian Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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