Hans Christensen

23 November 1732–
Asperup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Christensen was born on 23 November 1732, in Asperup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Christen Simonsen, was 29 and his mother, Anne Cathrine Hansen, was 25.

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Christen Simonsen
1703–1747
Anne Cathrine Hansen
1707–1738
Anna Marie Christensen
1728–
Hans Christensen
1732–
Maren Christensen
1738–

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World Events (3)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 5

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 10

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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