Gunnar Christoffersen

Male18 March 1921–5 April 1999

Brief Life History of Gunnar

When Gunnar Christoffersen was born on 18 March 1921, in Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars Peter Christoffersen, was 23 and his mother, Karen Kirstine Geertsen, was 25. He lived in Thisted, Denmark in 1930. He died on 5 April 1999, in Løgstør, Nordjylland, Denmark, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Lars Peter Christoffersen
Karen Kirstine Geertsen
Anna Katrine Christoffersen
Børge Christoffersen Agerbruger, Arbejdsmand.
Gunnar Christoffersen
Ella Christoffersen G. Justesen
Niels Heinrich Christoffersen
Henny Christoffersen G. Borregaard
Inga Christoffersen G. Sørensen Plejehjems Assistent
Doris Andrea Christoffersen

Sources (1)

  • Gunner Kristoffersen in household of Bodil Svendsen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (7)


Age 18

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.


Age 19

Germany invades Denmark.


Age 24

Germany surrenders and occupation ends. Denmark recognizes Iceland's independence, which had been declared in 1944.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bendt, Ejnar, Holger, Iver, Lars, Morten.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Christoffer (see Christopher ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the most common Norwegian (and also Danish) form Kristoffersen. Compare Christophersen .

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

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